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Survey: The Education Sector & Government Policies

This questionnaire is part of a doctoral research project by Max Weedon at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Full details about this project can be found on the information sheet attached to this survey here. The aim of this questionnaire is to find out more about the views of education professionals regarding the effects of two UK government policies: The ‘Prevent duty’ and the duty to promote ‘Fundamental British Values’. By finding out the views of education professionals the research aims to facilitate a better understanding of how to improve and implement these policies, hopefully to benefit policy makers, education professionals and students. Read more

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Prevent in the NHS – British Muslims survey

Welcome to the very short online survey for the ‘Impact of Prevent in Healthcare’ research project! This project, funded by the British Academy, is run by Dr. Tarek Younis and Dr. Sushrut Jadhav. The purpose of this survey is to explore your experiences and thoughts on Prevent’s integration in the NHS. Prevent is part of the UK government’s overall counter-terrorism strategy, CONTEST. It has simply been expressed as the need to “prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.” According to the Prevent Duty Guidance (2015), healthcare professionals will now meet, identify and treat individuals they believe may be vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism through a process called radicalisation. NHS healthcare professionals and staff receive mandatory training to recognise signs that someone has been or is being radicalised – this is part of the Prevent statutory duty. The UK governement designates the NHS a ‘pre-criminal space’. It is important British Muslims share their views on Prevent; it is said “the fight against Islamist extremism […]