Introduction

The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 has introduced the Prevent Duty for various bodies including all FE colleges, adult education providers and independent learning providers with SFA funding or with over 250 students enrolled. Ofsted include Prevent compliance and engagement in all inspections.

The Prevent duty requires all FE and training providers to have "due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism" Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015: Part 5, Chapter 1, Section 26

The Prevent duty is part of the Safeguarding duty for providers but one that extends to all learners of all age groups and also staff.

This website will support you as a governor or board member, leader or manager, practitioner or member of support staff in the skills and training sector.

You will find:

  • examples of policies being adopted by providers to implement the Prevent Duty which you may use or adapt; 
  • teaching and training resources for use with staff, governors or board members and students;
  • guidance notes for staff and governors.

The site is set up to provide appropriate resources for governors or board members, leaders and managers, support staff , teachers, tutors and trainers.

The site is frequently updated. It provides online training materials for all provider staff and board members to complete.