If you work in a school or childcare setting, it’s crucial that you have a good understanding of the government’s counter terrorism strategy Prevent. This short course is designed to teach you all you need to know about this important initiative.
What is Prevent?
Prevent is designed to help professionals understand their specific roles and responsibilities when it comes to identifying and taking action with regard to people who are at risk of, or who already have been radicalised and are supporting or getting involved in terrorism.
What Will I Learn?
On completion of the course you’ll have a great insight into Prevent and how it applies to your setting and role. You’ll gain an understanding of how and why certain individuals succeed in manipulating and influencing others into committing terrorism related crimes. So not only will you be able to identify those at risk of radicalisation, you’ll have a clear idea of the appropriate course of action and the support available to you.
KEY LEARNING POINTS
Complete the comprehensive course content to become confident in your role in the Prevent duty.
- Learn how and why the Prevent programme succeeds in stopping people becoming radicalised and supporting or participating in terrorism.
- Find out how you can contribute in a professional capacity to implement anti radicalisation policies.
- Explore how the Prevent policies and procedures work and how they are implemented in different settings.
- Discover how the promotion of violence to influence any kind of political change is relevant to Prevent.
- Deepen your learning by reading Department for Education papers, Preventing Extremism in the Education and Children’s Services Sectors, The Prevent Duty: Departmental Advice for Schools and Childcare Providers and Promoting Fundamental British Values as Part of SMSC in Schools: Departmental Advice for Maintained Schools.
- Learn about the alleged takeover of a number of Birmingham schools by conservative Muslims in Extremism in schools: the Trojan Horse Affair by the House of Commons Education Committee.
- Find out about the role of social media in How Social Media is Used to Encourage Travel to Syria and Iraq – A briefing Note for Schools’ issued by the Home Office and the Department for Education.
- Access the channel guidance webpage on the Gov UK website to explore the role of channel in safeguarding children and adults, then read the HM Government document Channel: Vulnerability Assessment Framework.
- Visit the HM Government Educate Against Hate website to get ideas on how parents, teachers and school leaders can access practical advice on protecting children from radicalisation and extremism.
- Gain further insight with a presentation on ‘Writing an anti radicalisation policy’ which will show how you can contribute to this in your setting.
ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE
- Technical support is available, should you need it.
- Access to the course material is for a full 12 months.
- Complete the activity sheet to consolidate your learning and prepare you for the assessment.
- Finally, complete the multiple choice assessment to prove your new expertise in Prevent.
Rest assured that you have all the knowledge and skills you require in this important subject by signing up to The Prevent Duty today.
This learning programme is CACHE endorsed through Laser Learning, an official partner.
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