Aims

  •  to create industry wide standards for working with children.(similar to the concept of the Albert  sustainable certificate) 

 

  • develop a recognised accreditation for professional chaperones 

 

  • to offer a national voice for people working in the entertainment industry who employ or work alongside children and young people.  

 

  • drive collaboration throughout the entertainment industry by bringing together all parties involved in the employment of children and young people. 

 

  • to safeguard children and young workers  

 

  • to support media and production companies in safeguarding children and young people by providing advice and support.  

 

  •  to develop dialogue with relevant government departments with regard to all issues affecting child employment in entertainment.  

 

  •  to provide safeguarding expertise to organisations employing and working with children and young people 

 

  • to undertake national campaigns in order  to raise the profile of children working in entertainment.  

 

  • to facilitate communication between organisations involved in the employment of children and young people working in entertainment. 

 

  • to promote consistency of practice nationally within Local Authorities.  

 

  • to actively support best practice by the dissemination of resource material and the sharing of good practice. 

 

  • to develop the future of the YPA in order to co-ordinate policy, research and planning in the National and European arenas.  

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