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Here are the resources we found for extremism for professionals:
Preventing Violent Extremism through Education
This video from UNESCO illustrates the importance of preventing violent extremism through education. It shows cuts of people who once engaged in promoting or perpetrating extreme violence. This video draws attention to some of the drivers of violent extremism, to the roles of education in prevention violent extremism and to educational approaches recommended by UNESCO.
How Young People join Violent Extremist Groups – and how to Stop Them – Erin Marie Saltman
Terrorists and extremists aren’t all naturally violent sociopaths – they’re deliberately recruited and radicalised in a process that doesn’t fit into a neat patter. In this TED talk, Erin Marie Saltman discusses the push and pull factors that cause people to join extremist groups and explains innovative ways of preventing and countering radicalisation.
No Place for Hate
No Place for Hate is an education pack challenging contemporary racism and educating about the danger of far right groups. This resource has been designed to help educators to more effectively challgen racism and extremism amongst young people and to help young people understand the harm of becoming involved with such organisations.
The FREE Initiative
The Free Initiative is the first pan-European resource to offer practical guidance on countering far-right extremism across Europe. It aims to inspire and promote cross-border learning among those working against violent far-right extremism. It showcases the good work that is being done across Europe to prevent, intervene and respond.
The Salam Project
The Salam Project runs a number of events and outreach experiences on topics such as gang crime, anti social behaviour, extremism, radicalisation and female hate crimes. They also offer education on more specific topics like female genital mutilation, forced marriages and honour killings.
Young People and Extremism: A Resource Pack for Youth Workers
This resource pack aims to help youth workers increase their understanding of the issues and their awareness of the complexities. It must be emphasised that this resource pacyk – just like any resource – does not have all the answers. Extremism and radicalisation, and how the impact on young people, are omplex issues and there is no ‘one size fits all’ remedy that will stop young people from being involved in extremism, including violent extremism.
Radicalisation is a process when an individual or group comes to adopt increasingly extreme political, social, or religious ideals and aspirations that reject or undermine the status quo or undermine contemporary ideas and expressions of freedom of choice.
Educate Against Hate – Teachers’ Resources
Educate against Hate ais to provide practical advice and support to help teachers to keep children safe from the dangers of extremism. On this webpage you will find common questions and answers about extremism and resources to help you understand extremism and your responsibilities are a teacher.
Educate Against Hate – School Leaders’ Resources
Educate against Hate aims to provide practical advice and support to help teachers to keep children safe from the dangers of extremism. On this webpage you will find common questions and answers about extremism and resources to help you protect your pupils from the influence of extremism under the Prevent duty.