Earlier this year, a report into multi-agency Prevent work suggested a shift in focus for this agenda in schools. Author Dr David Lundie sets out his findings

“The way you approach it is not necessarily MI5 go and knock at the door and say ‘You’re going to be referred to Channel’! It would be a school teacher who’s saying, ‘Actually, I think I could help you a little here.”

Following on from interviews with key professionals engaging with schools in multi-agency Prevent work in two cities, the above comment, at an expert focus group, illustrates a shift in perspective that many believed was necessary.

The participants, drawn from police, Home Office, local authorities, faith groups and independent consultants, shared a range of approaches they had taken to supplement the statutory Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP) training.

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