FIFA Guardians™ Safeguarding in Sport Award

This FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Award is a series of five online courses designed to support the work of safeguarding professionals throughout sport. Course 1 - the FIFA Guardians Safeguarding Essentials course (90-minute) provides an introduction to essential safeguarding knowledge including what safeguarding is, why it is important, how you can help reduce safeguarding risks and respond appropriately to any safeguarding concerns.

Introduction to Safeguarding in the International Aid Sector

Introduction to Safeguarding in the International Aid Sector will help those working in NGOs and development and humanitarian agencies to become a safeguarding specialist and learn how to lead, develop, and implement a strong safeguarding policy in your organisation.

Safeguarding Essentials

An interactive, scenario-focused course that will build your understanding of what safeguarding is and its importance in the humanitarian and development sector. The course is aimed at anyone working in the humanitarian and development sectors, but is relevant to all working in organisations where safeguarding issues are a concern.

Implementing Safeguarding in the International Aid Sector

Learn how to implement effective safeguarding measures in different programmatic contexts. This course starts on 29th November 2021.

Contact us

To find out more about our work, or to discuss a potential project, please contact:

International Development Research Office
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1908 858502