Library

In our library you will find sources of information related to child safeguarding in sports, and more specifically in European football, developed by UEFA and experts, its member associations and other stakeholders. These include a variety of resources and materials such as guides, policies, toolkits, research reports, etc.

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UEFA
Photographs, films, video clips and social media are a great way to publicise football activities and programmes. They can be used to celebrate achievements, promote activities and keep people updated. Footage might also be recorded for performance …
UEFA
This is a template for a referral form to report safeguarding incidents to outside organisations, such as the police or child protection services. If a referral is made by phone, a referral form should always be subsequently completed and sent, so…
UEFA
This is a sample referral flowchart. These flowcharts are useful to show the pathway to handle cases of concern. It should be adapted by clubs/organisations to reflect the national context and discussions with local child protection services. The…
UEFA
This form can be used to plan the actions required to meet minimum child safeguarding requirements and to further develop safeguarding procedures. It should be completed annually, but reviewed regularly (every three months is recommended). The…
Turkish Football Federation
Policies, procedures, and toolkit for child and adult safeguarding in football from the Turkish Football Federation. The policies and procedures were compiled based on a thorough revision of international legislation and frameworks. Attached…
FIFA
This is a toolkit developed by FIFA, for its member organisations in order to establish guiding principles and minimum rquirements that will help leaders and organisers in football to ensure a safe and nurturing environment for children. The toolkit…
The Irish FA
The Irish FA shares its safeguarding policy, the club booklet version of the policy and a poster for information, education, and awareness.
NSPCC
Self-Assessment Tool of the NSPCC's Child Protection in Sport Unit, in order for organisations to analyse whether they are doing everything to keep children and young people safe in sport.
UK Coaching
UK Coaching has put together a Code of Practice for coaches. The page also includes learning courses on the topic of safeguarding. Some content may only be available once subscribed.
Terre des hommes
Move Together project led to creating a community of practice that contributed to enhancing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to offer children and youngsters psych-social support with the help of sports and to raise their self-esteem and…