The latest Prevent statistics direct us to an answer that lies in following long-held practices that preserve trust and will allow better access to public services while restoring it to its rightful role.
From self-censorship to democratic disengagement, the real impact of Prevent on young people should be causing the government to reconsider Prevent – so, why are they only increasing the pressure?
New Prevent guidelines for responsible authorities will be severely tested by the fallout from the military actions in Israel-Palestine.
Here’s what students, staff and parents can expect this 2023-4 academic year after the Home Office accepted all of Shawcross’s recommendations.
Almost two years ago – a long time in the history of the Prevent strategy – I spoke to a mother who confided in me that her son was so distraught by a Prevent referral made by his school that he had told her he no longer wished to live. This is her story.
The coupling of public services with Prevent alters the crucial and delicate trust dynamics essential to education and health.
A recent UN report into children’s well-being in the UK should urge the withdrawal of Prevent counter-extremism from health and education.
Shawcross’s recommendation on Prevent referral data demonstrates his lack of knowledge about the situation that currently applies.
In ignoring the facts and arguing for Prevent-led authoritarianism in schools, Shawcross pushes aside the role of local authorities and the DfE in his review of the Prevent strategy.
We assert the need for a new notion of “British values” that suits the universal character of our population in this excerpt from the People’s Review of Prevent.