Accredited (CPD Certified) - In line with UK government requirements for schools to help prevent young people being drawn into extremism and radicalisation, Prevent awareness training is required for all school and college staff, including but not limited to teaching and support staff, office staff, everyone who works or volunteers at a school or college. This is also useful for those who are involved in the recruitment of educational staff and volunteers, plus international schools and colleges who would like to follow the UK framework.
- Understand the Prevent duty and the school’s responsibilities
- Understand the risks and threats both nationally and locally
- Develop judgement skills in relation to those who may be vulnerable to radicalisation
- Develop an understanding of the ‘grey areas’
- Gain an awareness of Prevent priorities and actions needed
- Develop ideas for prevention of radicalisation and extremism within school and college
Course benefits and learning outcomes
- Understand the duties within the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015
- Gain knowledge of extremism in the UK context
- Identify vulnerable pupils/students
- Understand risk assessment and management in this context
- Be able to incorporate Prevent into existing safeguarding activities
- Write or revise school policies to incorporate Prevent
- Describe how the school is safeguarding children in the Prevent context
- Develop aspects of an implementation plan for the school
- Aims and learning outcomes
- Background, scale of the issue, CONTEST, Prevent
- Prevent objectives
- The Prevent duty for schools and colleges:
- Risk assessment
- Working in partnership
- Staff training
- IT policies
- Building children’s resilience to radicalisation
- Fundamental British values
- Prevent duty as part of school safeguarding
- Prevent duty in policies
- What are the risks and threats?
- Who is at risk?
- What am I looking out for?
- How do I report?
- Channel, referrals, support, people unsuitable for Channel
- What can we do?
- Planning within school
- Department for Education (DFE) helpline