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Radicalisation is defined as the process by which people come to support terrorism and extremism and, in some cases, to then participate in terrorist groups.

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a duty on specified authorities and childcare, education and other children’s services providers … to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism (“the Prevent duty”). … The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 also places a duty on local authorities to ensure Channel panels are in place. Panels assess the extent to which identified individuals are vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism. Schools and colleges are listed in the Act as partners of the panel.

Prevent Duty Guidance (HM Government)

Prevent Strategy

Prevent Duty Guidance: or England and Wales

Channel Duty Guidance: Protection vulnerable people from being draw into terrorism


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