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Radicalisation and prevent online course listed in Home Office's Prevent Training Catalogue

schedule 4th January 2016 by Alex Bateman in Safeguarding

Understanding Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Programme

To provide thorough guidance, Virtual College has created an online course - Understanding pathways to extremism and the Prevent programme. This course is now highlighted in the Home Office's Prevent Training catalogue.

The catalogue contains details of Prevent related training courses that may assist individuals covered by the requirements of the Prevent Duty, contained in Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. *All specified authorities subject to the Duty will need to ensure they provide appropriate training for staff involved in the implementation of the Duty.

To provide thorough guidance, Virtual College has created an online course - "Understanding pathways to extremism and the Prevent programme."

The course gives learners an awareness of the radicalisation process and a clear understanding of Prevent duty responsibilities.

The course sensitively handles this difficult subject and has been developed by Virtual College, the UK?s leading supplier of online safeguarding training, in partnership with subject matter experts and safeguarding boards.

This online training is an effective way of reaching large numbers of staff quickly and efficiently with minimum disruption to services.

The engaging and immersive material Incorporates video, audio and reflective practice to deliver an effective learning experience. Case studies and real world scenarios help professionals understand how they can apply this knowledge to everyday life.

Questioning techniques are used to test understanding and learning managers can quickly and easily report on take up and completion.

The online course ensures learners will:

  • Understand what extremism and radicalisation are and why it is important to discuss and address these
  • Have knowledge of the Prevent strand of the government's CONTEST strategy
  • Better understand what makes people vulnerable to radicalisation
  • Know how to recognise the indicators that radicalisation might be taking place and have a clear understanding of their responsibilities.

To find out more about the course, click here.

Alex Bateman - Virtual College

Author: Alex Bateman

Alex is interested in the strategic application of learning and development. In particular how organisations can promote engagement with ongoing learning campaigns. He spends his spare time renovating his Victorian house. Ask him about his floors, I dare you.

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