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What resources are available to help implement the duty?

December 21, 2017

All schools are subject to the Prevent duty. There are a number of resources, workshops and training programmes available to help you understand Prevent and help your school implement it.

How do I talk to my child about extremism?

December 21, 2017

If you’re worried your child is being exposed to extremist influences or has been radicalised, talking to them might be daunting. Here are some ways to make it easier.

What if a member of staff in my school has a concern?

December 21, 2017

There are a number of routes for staff who are concerned that one of their students is on the path to radicalisation or has been radicalised.

What should I be teaching my class about extremism?

December 21, 2017

Schools should be a safe space where students can discuss social and political issues, including extremism and terrorism. Building their resilience will put them in a stronger position to reject extremist views.

What should I do if I have a concern about a child?

December 20, 2017

If you are concerned a student is being radicalised, you should follow your school’s standard safeguarding procedure. Additional support is also available.

What practical things should I do to ensure my school complies with its responsibility under the Prevent duty?

December 20, 2017

There are a number of practical things that schools should do to prevent students being drawn into terrorism and to challenge extremist ideas: carry out a risk assessment, work in partnership, train staff and have appropriate IT policies and practices in place.

What are my responsibilities under the Prevent duty?

December 20, 2017

Protecting students from the risk of radicalisation is part of schools’ overall safeguarding responsibilities.

How can I keep my child safe from extremism online?

December 20, 2017

Talk to your child about online safety, explain the dangers, and make sure their social media accounts are secure. Install parental controls so you can monitor what they access.

How do we define extremism and terrorism in the UK?

December 20, 2016

Terrorism and extremism are sometimes used interchangeably. Both pose a threat to students but they have very distinct definitions.

How do we define terrorism and extremism in the UK?

December 20, 2016

Terrorism and extremism are sometimes used interchangeably. Both pose a threat to students but they have very distinct definitions.

What are the warning signs of radicalisation?

January 14, 2016

There is no single route to radicalisation. However, there are some behavioural traits that could indicate a child has been exposed to radicalising influences.

How do we define terrorism and extremism in the UK?

December 3, 2015

Terrorism and extremism are sometimes used interchangeably. Both pose a threat to students but they have very distinct definitions.

What are the warning signs of radicalisation?

November 23, 2015

There is no single route to radicalisation. However, there are some behavioural traits that could indicate that your child has been exposed to radicalising influences.

Has intervention ever stopped a young person being radicalised?

November 23, 2015

Here are three real-life stories of young people on the road to radicalisation who have turned their lives round due to help and support from the Channel programme and Prevent.

Has intervention ever stopped a young person being radicalised?

November 23, 2015

Here are three real-life stories of young people on the road to radicalisation who have turned their lives round due to help and support from the Channel programme and Prevent.

What should I consider about hosting external speakers in my school?

November 17, 2015

It’s important to check the suitability of any external organisations or speakers asking permission to use your school.

What should my staff be teaching in class?

November 17, 2015

Schools should be a safe space where students can discuss social and political issues, including extremism and terrorism. Building young people’s resilience will put them in a stronger position to reject extremist views.

What are my school’s responsibilities under the Prevent duty?

November 17, 2015

All schools and registered childcare providers are required to “have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. This is called the Prevent duty.

How is extremism relevant to my school?

November 17, 2015

Schools have a legal duty, called the Prevent duty, to “have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. Schools already play an important role in keeping children and young people safe from harm. As a school leader you are in a key position to protect them from extremist narratives.

Which young people are vulnerable to radicalisation?

November 17, 2015

Children from all kinds of backgrounds can become radicalised. Here are some of the common factors to look out for that make young people vulnerable to radicalisation.

Why is extremism relevant to me as a teacher?

November 17, 2015

Teachers play an important role in keeping children and young people safe. They are in a key position to protect them from the dangers of extremist narratives.

What should I do if I think my child is being radicalised?

November 17, 2015

If you are worried that your child is being radicalised, you have a number of options. Talking to your child is a good way to gauge if your instincts are correct, but you might prefer to share your concerns with someone else first.

What is Channel?

November 17, 2015

Channel is a voluntary, confidential programme which safeguards people identified as vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism. It is a multi-agency process, involving partners from the local authority, the police, education, health providers and others.

What can I do to protect my child from extremist influences?

November 17, 2015

Being honest with your child and talking to them on a regular basis is the best way to help keep them safe. Remember that your child’s safety extends to their online activity, too.

Is my child vulnerable to radicalisation?

November 17, 2015

Children from all kinds of backgrounds can become radicalised. Here are some of the common factors to look out for that make them vulnerable.

How is extremism relevant to me as a parent?

November 17, 2015

Radicalisation and recruitment of young people to extremist causes is an increasing concern. Any child could be vulnerable to extremist narratives, although there are factors which can make some children more vulnerable than others.

Has intervention ever stopped a young person being radicalised?

November 17, 2015

Here are three real-life stories of young people on the road to radicalisation who have turned their lives round due to help and support from the Channel programme and Prevent.

What training is available for the Prevent duty?

September 25, 2015

Here are the key resources, workshops and training programmes to help you understand Prevent and how to keep your students safe from extremism and radicalisation.