Pastoral and tutorial materials

Pastoral and tutorial materials

Side by Side Online Prevent duty and British values course for learners

Side by Side: a free Prevent duty online module for learners click on the link or type in www.etflearner.org.uk

Side by Side contains four modules

  • Radicalisation and extremism
  • Online safety
  • What can you trust?
  • British values

Learners can go through these modules independently on a PC, tablet or mobile phone. There is also a smart board or projectors version if staff wish to use these in class. There is a facilitator guide with advice and additional activities for use with groups or for use one to one. Learners can take the assessments at teh end of each module and if their pass the assessment they will get a downloadable certificate. If provider organisations want to track progress there is a tracking available. See the staff section of the website for further details.

The tutoral or pastoral programme is an important area for the delivery of the Prevent duty but it is also important that all staff are aware of their role in preventing radicalisation and extremism and promoting British values. Ofsted will inspect how far curriculum staff are finding opportunities to exemplify and promote British values in their teaching.

Lesson plans and activities

British Council:Young people and extremism – a resource pack for youth workers This resoruce supports staff in understadning extremism and also has some activities for use with learners

Kirklees College :Overview of Progress Coach/ Tutorial Schedule and Vision, Belief and Goals

Kingston Maurwood land based college

Extremism Tutorial Scenario with Extremism Tutorial Powerpoint

These tutorial materials were developed by Kingston Maurwood College in Dorset

British values – One nation

Produced by Steve Wright and Routes Puppets. This is suitable for learners from Entry level to Level 3.

The resource is structured to focus on four key British Values in individual chapters.

  • Democracy
  • The Rule of Law
  • Liberty
  • Tolerance

The chapters start with basic discussions around each value and are intended to be interactive. Download resource

Values of different countries activities

This activity involves matching values to different countries British Values Activity

British Values and Prevent Induction Activities for Post-16 Learners. A pack produced by Active Citizens for colleges.

British Values and Prevent is a learning resource which further education and skills providers can use to give learners, ideally during their induction period, a good introductory understanding of British Values and the nature of extremism and radicalisation – an understanding they should build on further as they progress with their programmes. The materials are suitable for Level 3 learners

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Websites for use with learners or families

Getting on together countering extremism course. The full course materials including videos developed by the GOT team in Cardiff but applicable across bothe England and Wales. These resources explore extremism and encourage class discussion.

The Safe Website. Resources for students from the Metropolitan police which explain the facts about extremism, tells students what to do if: they are concerned about a friend or family member being vulnerable to extremism; if they are worried about something they have done or if they have been a victim of extremism. This also contains a section on internet safety.

Videos

All videos must be viewed in advance by the member of staff delivering a session.

GOT ( Getting On Together) resources to challenge extremismdeveloped in Cardiff and applicable across the country.

(A) Fully resourced teaching programme comprising:

  1. Lesson outline/overview
  2. Detailed line by line delivery notes with best practice advice
  3. Accompanying resources
  4. Downloadable DVD with three episodes

The Free Initiative: A series of videos and a handbook to support providers in challenging right-wing extremism

  1. Far-right extremism – why should we be concerned?
  2. Far-right extremism – the human face
  3. Far-right extremism – policing the far-right
  4. Far-right extremism – we need exit programmes
  5. Far-right extremism – how to approach extremists
  6. Far-right extremism – speaking against prejudice
  7. Far-right extremism – empowering targeted communities
  8. Far-right extremism – online extremism

Digital Disruption: Digital Disruption is a specialist education project that develops and distributes the tools and training to improve young people’s critical digital judgement skills. Digital judgement combines ‘traditional’ critical thinking skills, such as source verification, with ‘new’ knowledge about how the digital world works, such as understanding search engines and YouTube.

A series of short videos setting out propaganda techniquess which are used to influence the public:

  • Propaganda techniques: A video which was made by Digital Disruption with young people in London. The film is fictional but convinced many young people that there were vampires in London; it went viral. This is an excellent way to demonstrate how propaganda can be effective but totally untrue.
  • Evidence of Vampires video

Diary of a Badman:These materials have been developed by Hamza productions. This is one video in a series about a young Muslim man and moral issues he faces. This is a humorous series. It should be viewed in advance to decide if it is appropriate for your students. There are extensive notes to read before using the video.

Pathways video: This video has been used widely. It presents the route to extremism for two young men, one in terms of extreme right activity and one in terms of Islamic extremism.

Critical thinking and conspiracy theories

Digital Disruption: Digital Disruption is a specialist education project that develops and distributes the tools and training to improve young people’s critical digital judgement skills. Digital judgement combines ‘traditional’ critical thinking skills, such as source verification, with ‘new’ knowledge about how the digital world works, such as understanding search engines and YouTube.

A series of short videos setting out propaganda techniquess which are used to influence the public:

Propaganda techniques

A video which was made by Digital Disruption with young people in London. The film is fictional but convinced many young people that there were vampires in London; it went viral. This is an excellent way to demonstrate how propaganda can be effective but totally untrue.

Evidence of Vampires video

Conspiracy theories

Level 3 Study of the Moonlanding conspiracy using critical thinking skills. This can introduce level 3 students to a critical approach to claims which are presented at factually based. These skills can then be used in relation to other claims.

The Moonlanding conspiracy theory with images and video links using critical thinking skills to analyse the moonlanding conspiracy claims

The Moonlanding conspiracy theory word document and charts. These are to print out for the class. The document contains charts to consider the evidence for and against the conspriacy theory and it supports students in making a final judgement of their own

Materials designed for adults

Redbridge Adult Education Institute materials designed for use with adult students but some can be used with younger students

ESOL materials

British values activities and worksheets, produced by Julie Bentley Consulting, for use with ESOL learners from E3 to Level 2.

Download the full pack. The zip file contains an overview, plus individual zip folders with the material for E3, L1 and L2.

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ESOL Materials developed by Bradford College:

Ways to persuade us with images:

Community campaigning activity – exemplifying British values

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British values – One nation

Produced by Steve Wright and Routes Puppets. This is suitable for learners from Entry level to Level 3.

The resource is structured to focus on four key British Values in individual chapters.

  • Democracy
  • The Rule of Law
  • Liberty
  • Tolerance

The chapters start with basic discussions around each value and are intended to be interactive.

Download resource

Tutor Notes