Useful links

Government documents

How social media is used to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq

HMG Extremism Strategy: October 2015 

Further Education and Skills Inspection Handbook: September2015

Other organisations

FAST website, Families against Stress and Trauma: This website describes the distress caused to families by family members travelling to Syria. 

We will Inspire website - a website set up by women to explore the roles of Muslim women in Britain. This includes a powerful video of young Muslim men's views of people going out to join extremists in Syria Counter Narrative Leaflet – What does Islam really say? A leaflet developed by a group of Mosques and Muslim scholars in Cardiff which explains what Islam really says about the abiding by the laws of the land, blasphemy, moderation and extremism.

We will Inspire also have a very powerful letter addressed to young Muslim women who are thinking of joining ISIS A letter to young Muslim girls if you are considering leaving the uk to join ISIS

All Faiths and None AFAN, is the website for an Inter-Faith/Belief Programme, with funding from LSC, then LSIS and now ETF, which offers resources for use in dialogues and group discussions in formal and informal settings, primarily for young people, in educational and community contextsAFAN works for mutual understanding, and against discrimination and intolerance on grounds of religion or belief at national and local levels.

Stonewall provides support to counter homophobia in further education. This will support providers is promoting British values of tolerance and mutual respect.

The National Council for Faith and Beliefs in Further Educaion This is  a national independent inter-faith charity working with the learning and skills sector, faith and local communities and national and local faith/belief based groups. FBFE exists to support the further education sector to engage positively with faith and belief. 

The Quilliam Foundation -  is a counter-extremism think tank which deals with citizenship, identity, and belonging in a globalised world.

ICOCO Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations based at Coventry University

Prevent, Police and Colleges documentNational Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC)

Trade Unions and membership organisations

Unison Prevent duty guidance for members November 2015. UNISON member guidance on the Prevent duty

UCU Prevent_duty_guidance_July 2015 This document sets out the UCU guidance to members on the Prevent duty.  

AoC website:

AELP Prevent duty support: Prevent duty support for employment and learning providers 


157 Group Prevent duty support: 157 Group have developed a toolkit to support providers in adopting the Prevent duty

Ofsted and Estyn

Ofsted Common Inspection Framework from September 2015

Ofsted handbook for the Inspection of FE and Skills in England. Guidance for September 2015

Estyn guidance in Wales