This one day course looks at the Prevent Duty in the context of safeguarding children in our schools and Colleges.
- The historical context and legislation currently in place.
- The factors that make some students more vulnerable to extremism and critical risk factors.
- How to update your existing safeguarding and child protection policies to reflect the potential risk of students becoming radicalised or engaging in extremism.
- What key staff need to know and do when a student may be at risk of engaging in extremism and how to respond.
- Student internet use and school external visitor policy.
- How British values of "democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs" can be seamlessly part of your curriculum.
By the end of the session, learners will:
- Understand what Prevent is and its place in keeping children safe.
- Recognise the signs of someone vulnerable to extremism.
- Know how to safeguard against extremist recruitment.
- Feel confident challenging extreme views wherever they appear.
- Know when it's appropriate to make a referral to Channel.
- Have a holistic understanding of the Prevent strategy and its aims.
- Understand what duties they have under Prevent.
- Recognise the potential risks of Prevent.
- Understand and be able to develop the concept of British values across their institution.
Course Tutor: Barry Stay
Barry has spent nearly forty years in a wide range of schools and worked at all levels including two special school Headships. His knowledge of behaviour and its links with SEN and Child Protection issues is vast and has been further developed over the last nine years by leading courses in these areas both in the UK and abroad in schools, FE Colleges and the private sector.