This free e-learning course on involving children in decisions that affect them will help you put young people's views at the heart of your sport.
Whether you're a sports coach, club volunteer or committee member – or otherwise involved in delivering youth sport – this training course is for you.
Funded by the UEFA Children’s Charity Foundation, and developed by the CPSU in partnership with the Football Association, this course will show you how you can increase young people's participation in the planning and running of sports activities, and how this benefits everyone.
About the course
This e-learning course will guide you through why, what and how to effectively involve children and young people in decisions that affect them. It should take around 20/30 minutes to complete.
Working at your own pace, you’ll learn:
- what being involved means
- the benefits of involvement
- how to involve young people
- the degree of involvement that suits you
- planning involvement activities
- tips for running your activities smoothly
- to evaluate the experience and outcomes
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Throughout the project, the NSPCC hosted consultations with young people to ensure that the relevant information is out there to support young people involved in sport.