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CPSU Director Anne Tiivas awarded OBE

Topics: Safeguarding children International sport Working with our partners Type:News article

The Director of the NSPCC’s CPSU has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to safeguarding children and young people.

Nov 16 2018

The NSPCC relaunches its Close the Loophole campaign

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

At present only certain roles are considered a position of trust, which leaves many 16 or 17 year olds vulnerable to abuse. Sign up to support the NSPCC in the relaunch of its campaign to Close the Loophole and prevent child sexual abuse. 

Nov 15 2018

Help parents support their child in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Type:News article

Ahead of Parents in Sport week, we’ve pulled together some key messages to help parents enhance their involvement in their child’s sporting lives.

Oct 01 2018

3 reasons why involving parents can benefit your sports club

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

Parents play such an important role in supporting their child's participation in sport. See the 3 reasons why involving parents is beneficial for your sport. 

Sep 24 2018

Child safeguarding practice review and relevant agency regulations 2018

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type:Legislation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released guidance specifically for sports organisations highlighting the new aspects of Working together to safeguard children which may have implications for them.

Sep 06 2018

Start planning for Parents in Sport Week 2018

Topics: Working with our partners Type:News article

Read about the exciting events sports held for parents in 2017 and get inspired to get involved with Parents in Sport Week 2018.

Aug 10 2018

Launch of new sport parenting resources

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Type:News article

Last month Sport Parent EU launched their resources for parents. They're now available to download on their website. 

Jun 15 2018

What's new for May and June

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type:News article

We've uploaded new guidance on LGBT+, Parents in Sport Week 2018 and Start to talk campaign. Find out what else is new to the website this month. 

Jun 04 2018

Celia Brackenridge has died aged 67 from leukaemia

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Type:News article

International sportswoman and child protection lead Celia Brackenridge has died aged 67 from leukaemia. Read about her achievements and relationship with the CPSU.

May 25 2018

Start to talk campaign

Topics: International sport Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

The Council of Europe's campaign, Start to talk, includes videos highlighting the reasons why children think they can’t talk about sexual violence, and how sports can take action.

May 22 2018