How can this
resource help?

Subject area:
Extremism, Online safety, Radicalisation, Stereotyping
Age group:
KS 3, KS 4, KS 5
Resources:
Lesson ideas, Teacher guidance
Format:
Pdf, Word document

The Think: Protect: Connect toolkit is a resource to support schools, FE colleges and youth settings safeguard children and young people, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions, from online radicalisation and extremism. It is delivered through a series of six hour-long workshops, designed to generate engagement, discussion and learning. It helps challenge the myths, misconceptions and stereotypes held by children and young people around individuals and groups. It also equips young people to critically assess and challenge sensitive topics including myths about race, racism, the use of online propaganda and extremist ideologies.

Teacher toolkit

Guidance includes lesson outcomes, delivery tips and examples of good practice for teachers working with students with ASD.

Student booklet

Printable student handbook to record the work carried out in Think. Protect. Connect lessons.

Workshop 1: Who Am I?

PDF lesson plan to help students understand how identity influences the way they see the world.

Workshop 2: Group identity and belonging

PDF lesson plan to teach about group identity, belonging and shared British values.

Workshop 3: Stereotyping

PDF lesson plan outlining what stereotypes are and the negative consequences of using them.

Workshop 4: Extremism

PDF lesson plan teaching about extremist views and behaviours, and the process of online radicalisation.

Workshop 5: Propaganda

PDF lesson plan to help students understand how propaganda and the media are used by extremist groups.

Workshop 6: Online Safety

PDF lesson plan to help students understand the risks online, including the risk of radicalisation.