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ChildFund Sport for Development partners with organisations to provide children and young people with opportunities to play, learn, and lead.
Through integrated sport and life skills learning, young people from vulnerable communities are equipped to overcome challenges, inspire positive social change, and take active leadership roles within their communities.
All partnerships contribute to building an equitable and inclusive future, where children are safe from violence — reflecting targets within the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
ChildFund Sport for Development is led by ChildFund Australia, an independent international development organisation that works to reduce poverty for children in developing communities and a member of the ChildFund Alliance - a global network of 12 organisations which assists almost 23 million children and their families in 70 countries.
ChildFund Sport for Development have identified a need to provide an assessment tool for partner organisations to increase accountability and capacity to effectively engage vulnerable, marginalised and excluded populations as well as ensure safe and positive environments for all stakeholders. Furthermore, National Sports Governing Bodies, have an increasing need to improve practice in this area, in-line with International Olympic Committee inclusion principles.
The following needs have been identified as key to Sport for Development work delivering more inclusive programming:
This proposal outlines a set of services ChildFund seeks to engage a service provider to support:
As inclusion in sports is of increasing importance to international federations and building on ChildFund’s experience in international safeguarding in sport, a pre-training meeting with key staff to prepare the half-day training is requested to ensure content is aligned with international sport commitments.
A post-training meeting is requested to support ChildFund in documenting training learnings and actions toward development of creation of a set of best practice inclusive programming integrations and ensuring equitable representation in demographic and impact data.
Service Agenda and Timetable
Activity Description Approximate Date Time (Days)
Initial Meeting: Discuss and agree on content and ensure alignment with service outcomes. May 2023 0.5
Create inclusion self-assessment tool May 2023 2
Feedback Process (via e-mail and video conference and updating tool) May 2023 1.5
Pre-Training Meeting - Discuss and agree on content and alignment across sport commitments. May 2023 0.5
Training — Deliver Online Training to ChildFund S4D key staff June 2023 0.5
Post-Training Meeting: Reflection and Next Steps June 2023 0.5
Staff Training Content
It is proposed that the content of the online training should cover an introduction to the following:
A decision on the agenda and content will be made during the formation of the training agreement.