Tdh online course: Keeping Children Safe in Sports

Terre des hommes
Terre des hommes Romania

This online course was developed by Terre des hommes, within the "Keeping Children Safe in Sports" project. The project aims to promote child safeguarding in sports and summer camp settings in Romania and Greece, however, this knowledge can be applied in all other sport settings. 

The course is designed to provide an introduction to safeguarding children involved in sport and recreational settings. The online module includes both theory and practical examples. The course is only considered complete when all of the elements have been completed.  

The e-course lasts 45 minutes. It addresses coaches, summer camp staff and other professionals working with children in sport and recreational settings.   

By the end of this course, you will better understand the following topics:

  • What is safeguarding in a sports context (i.e. the aims of the KCSS project)
  • Legislation and guidance for safeguarding children in your care
  • The 4 R’s in safeguarding terms.
  • Good practice behaviours when keeping children safe.

The course if freely available in English, Romanian and Greek. You can enrol and take the course on ChildHub.

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This e-course was made in the framework of the KCSS project, co-funded by the European Union’ Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC 2014-2020)] and coordinated by Terre des hommes Romania, in partnership with Terre des hommes Hellas and the Regional Office of Terre des hommes. 

The content of this e-course represents only the views of the authors and is their sole responsibility. The European Commission does not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.

Target group
Awareness raising and education
Child abuse, neglect and exploitation
Child safeguarding
Prevention of child abuse
Raising concerns and reporting
Recognizing harm and abuse
Safeguarding policy
Training and capacity development
Workforce, competences and training
Awareness raising
Capacity building
Child safeguarding