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NSPCC urges government to close loopholes in the law

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

The NSPCC is calling on Government to act quickly to close 2 legal loopholes that leave the door open for children to be targeted in sport and beyond.

Feb 13 2017

Time to Listen success in the South West

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

Wesport is working alongside six other County Sports Partnerships to co-ordinate Time to Listen training dates across the South West of England. 

Feb 10 2017

Ann Craft Trust 'ACTing against abuse'

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

Nicola Dean, safeguarding adults in sport manager at the Ann Craft Trust (ACT), tells us more about the organisation and a little bit about her work in safeguarding adults in sport. 

Feb 07 2017

NSPCC updates its Keeping children safe online training course

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

The NSPCC recently launched an updated version of their popular Keeping children safe online course. The course will help learners gain the skills they need to keep children safe online.

Dec 12 2016

A new Code for Sports Governance published

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

On 31 October 2016, UK Sport and Sport England published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.

Dec 12 2016

Young people share thoughts on Irish rugby

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

CPSU reports on the youth consultation day held by IRFU on 12 November, where over 80 young rugby players gathered to share their thoughts on the sport.

Dec 12 2016

CPSU wins global safeguarding award

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

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit was honoured to receive the UNICEF Safeguarding in Sport Award at this year’s Beyond Sport Summit.

Oct 27 2016

Outcomes of the 2016 CPSU conference and Sport England strategy themes

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

This year has been a time of considerable change in terms of the focus of sport strategy and in the profile of safeguarding children and young people in and through sport.

Oct 07 2016

Childline talks to young people about sport

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

Childline talk to young people about sport through Facebook and YouTube. Covering the benefits of getting active, building confidence in your ability and tackling homophobia, racism and other issues.

Aug 16 2016

Athlete wellbeing prioritised for Rio Games

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

On 21 July, ahead of Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the implementation of a new procedure for participants to report any incident of harassment or abuse to the IOC Welfare Officer.

Aug 04 2016