Canoeing Ireland will be running a series of Child Protection workshops over the coming months. These workshops, hosted by Heather Wilson, will cover Online Safeguarding for children, including Code of Ethics basic awareness. The workshop is a Sport Ireland certified Safeguarding 1 Course.

These online workshops are for the benefit of everyone involved in children’s sport (children, parents/guardians, sports leaders’, etc). They will provides introductory information on codes of conduct, bullying, recruitment, etc. as well as child protection guidelines. By following the principles, policy and practical guidelines contained in the Code, sports leaders are playing their part in providing a safe and enjoyable environment in which children can learn and thrive.

The sessions will be run once a month from February until July. Each workshop has a limit of 12 participants and will take approximately 3 hours. See the calendar of workshops below for the dates of each monthly workshop, as well as the link to book.

Sessions cost €10 per person. And can be booked below –