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A set of 25 online interactive resources with supporting lesson plans giving teachers the confidence and the means to help pupils safely explore, understand and learn about one of the most challenging aspects of our time - extremism. Access to the resource is free-of-charge for schools across the Lancashire region.
Updated: March 2016 - Updated materials originally developed as part of the SCARF (Schools Citizenship / Cohesion Anti-Racism and Football) School linking project.
Act Now is an interactive set of free lessons and resources for KS3 and KS4 which help demonstrate that a school is contributing to community cohesion.
Lesson plans, learning resources and background information to support schools in combating violent extremism and achieving the aims of the DfCSF toolkit on PREVENT from (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Staying Safe is a simple, engaging internet safety package for young people aged 14 years and above.
Example of a school newsletter that can help achieve the aims and objectives of the ‘Learning Together to be Safe’ toolkit and demonstrate a positive contribution to your safeguarding of pupils and to improving Community Cohesion.
A theatre led resource based on research with young people and professionals with web based support and educational materials targeted at young people aged 14-25 in schools, colleges, universities and in a variety of other settings.
The Art of Prevention programme, funded by Lancashire Constabulary and delivered by Curious Minds, has been designed to support
schools in the practical delivery of Learning Together to be Safe, a toolkit produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families to help schools tackle issues around violent extremism.
Theatre Veritae’s award-winning production of Not in My Name was originally commissioned by the Lancashire Constabulary in 2007. This nationally-acclaimed resource can be accessed as a professional production or performed by students. The published script contains extensive notes for classroom discussion and activity. A supplementary DVD is also available.
‘P4C’ is the shortened name for Philosophy for Children, a methodology developed in the US and now practised in many countries, also under the names philosophical enquiry, philosophy with children, or philosophy for communities.
This area contains other links and resources that you may find useful.
This 2010 report presents the findings from a large-scale, in-depth research study into teaching methods – knowledge, skills, teaching practices and behaviours – that help to build resilience to extremism. The focus is on teaching methods to be used in a general classroom setting rather than as part of interventions targeted at those deemed at risk of extremism.
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