The FA is delighted to announce that it is one of five sporting organisations to have reached the Intermediate Level of the Equality Standards for Sport.
Presented by Sport England, The Football Association joins the Amateur Swimming Association, British Swimming, LOCOG (London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) and UK Sport in reaching Intermediate Level status.
Organisations looking to reach Intermediate status have to provide evidence of activities and opportunities that reach a diverse range of people who are looking to get involved in football on a regular basis.
FA projects included:
- The National Game Strategy
- The Charter Standard Programme
- Women’s Player Pathway & Strategy
- Disability Pathway & Strategy
- Girls Football Week
- Refereeing recruitment and retention
- Targeted Coach Education programme – Women
- Young leaders Scheme
- Wigan Buddy Scheme –NADS
- Tesco Skills Programme
- Tackling homophobia project and Gay Supporters Network (GFSN) volunteers
- Talented Asians project
- Asian and Muslim Women and Girls Workshop for CFA’s
- Anti Semitism and Islamophobia Working Group
- FA Ambassador Programme
- Football Foundation / Kick It Out
- FA Anti-homophobia Action Plan
- FA Coaching Journey Video
- The Black List Awards
- TheFA.com Equality page
- FA Equality, Race Equality & Disability Workshops
- Handling Discrimination Cases Workshop
- FA Staff Monitoring
- FA Race Equality Advisory Group (REAG)
- FA Disability Advisory Group (DEAG)
- The Advisory Group for Tackling Homophobia
- Ten County Football Association’s Foundation Level of The Standards
- Ten County Football Associations local R/EAGS
For further information on the Equality Standards for Sport, visit the official website.