With recent media attention on safeguarding in sport sportscotland, Disclosure Scotland, Volunteer Scotland and Children 1st are conducting a survey to identify the knowledge and awareness of safeguarding in sport.
The SCA fully supports this pieces of work as it will positively influence safeguarding training and support for those working with children and ultimately help to protect children in our sport. This survey is part of a review of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme and that the information gathered will be used to inform the review process and identify areas to change. The information will also inform the safeguarding and PVG services of sportscotland, Children 1st, Volunteer Scotland and Scottish Governing Bodies of Sport to support the safeguarding of children in sport throughout Scotland.
To this end, all those who have an interest and responsibility for safeguarding children in Paddling are incouraged to fill in this survey. It only takes 9 minutes to complete and by taking the time you will be helping to safeguard children.
Suggested recipients for the survey:
- Club committee members
- Child Protection Officers
- PVG Signatories/ID Checkers