Prevent Duty and British Values

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Teachers and trainers need to understand what Prevent is and how they can prevent students from radicalisation and extremism.

  • Get Safe Online

Students and pupils need to also understand how to keep themselves safe from radicalisation. Many children can be playing games online and be drawn in to unacceptable online activity without realising what they are doing.

More information on the threat and rise of extremism online can be found at :

Get Safe Online

  • Prevent Strategy

The Prevent strategy, published by the Government in 2011, is part of our overall counter-terrorism strategy, CONTEST. The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. (Gov.uk 2015)

Prevent Duty Guidance Legislation

Further information for teachers

Prevent for schools is a very informative website. They provide a wide range of resources to gain a greater understanding of Prevent Duty. They can be implemented in the classroom.

Prevent for schools website

  • British Values

What are British Values?

British values are defined as “democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs”, and institutions are expected to encourage students to respect other people with particular regard to the protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010.

British Values
•Democracy – making decisions together
•Rule of law – understanding right from wrong
•Individual liberty – freedom for all
•Mutual respect and tolerance – treat others as you want to be treated

Equality Act 2010 – Legislation

Further information aquired from Prevent for FE and Training

Prevent and British Values – what you need to know

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