A thought-provoking article considering the Prevent strategy but also how to moderate classroom discussions on terrorism has been published in the latest Teach Secondary magazine.
Tag Archives: Extremism
Yesterday Alison Jamieson, the author of Radicalisation and Terrorism: A Teachers Handbook for Addressing Extremism, was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland’s Sunday Morning With… programme.
Following the introduction of the new Counter Terrorism Act (which received its Royal Assent in February this year) it is a requirement for all schools to work in preventing young people from being drawn into terrorism.
Today on BBC Radio Four’s Today programme Dr Muhammed Tahir Al Qadri, a Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar, called for British Muslims to be taught ‘peace’ in school to tackle radicalisation.
The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (February 2015) makes it compulsory for schools to implement anti-radicalisation measures to help prevent young people from being drawn into terrorism. As the increasingly frequent press stories of school children being radicalised show, teachers urgently need a resource that enables them to recognise, debate and disrupt extremist narratives within the context of the classroom.