The Prevent Duty is part of the daily life of many schools and has the stated aim of stopping people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism by tackling the ideological causes of terrorism, intervening early to support people susceptible to radicalisation, and enabling people who have already engaged in terrorism to disengage and rehabilitate.
Prevent is subject to regular updates and tweaks, with the latest round of changes taking place in December 2023 and coming into force this term.
What are the key changes?
Prevent risk assessment
One key element of the Prevent Duty in education is the risk assessment. However, this is often an area that many schools are less than clear about.
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