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  •  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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