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UEFA Online course: Awareness raising on child safeguarding in football

This awareness raising course on child safeguarding in football offers an induction to safeguarding and will be the starting point to reflect on how to keep children safe in football.

 

What topics does the course cover?

The course outlines key concepts in safeguarding and highlights our joint responsibility to make football a safe environment for children.

More specifically, it focuses on:

  • Defining safeguarding in the context of football

Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations [Turkish]

The Turkish Football Federation translated the Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations. You can download the document here or below. The toolkit was developed by UEFA and Terre des hommes to help UEFA member associations protect and safeguard children from abuse and respond to any concerns. 

The toolkit is built around 5 goals:

How is UEFA developing grassroots football across Europe?

A wide range of programmes ensure UEFA continues to encourage new players to take up the sport. We look at six key initiatives.

UEFA will invest €44 million into grassroots football development over the next four years, providing its national associations with the finances, tools and guidance to provide opportunities for players of all ages and abilities to play the game in an enjoyable, safe environment.

Kinderschutz im europäischen Fußball – Toolkit für Mitgliedsverbände [German]

Das Toolkit zum Kinderschutz im europäischen Fußball wurde von der UEFA und Terre des hommes entwickelt, um die UEFA-Mitgliedsverbände dabei zu unterstützen, Kinder vor Missbrauch zu schützen und auf auftretende Bedenken angemessen zu reagieren. Dieses Toolkit beruht auf der Annahme, dass viele Nationalverbände bereits entsprechende Richtlinien, Verfahren und Schulungen eingeführt haben. Ferner wurde es auf der Grundlage umfassender Konsultationen mit den jeweiligen Nationalverbänden und ausgewiesenen Fachleuten entwickelt.

Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations [English]

The child safeguarding toolkit for European football was developed by UEFA and Terre des hommes to help UEFA member associations protect and safeguard children from abuse and respond to any concerns. The toolkit recognises that many national associations have already introduced good policies, procedures and training, and builds on extensive consultation with those national associations and experts in the field.