Guidance materials

Guidance materials

Good practice to share

 Behaviour barometer: a chart showing behaviour which would or would not be worrying. This was developed in Canada so the contact details are not applicable but the barometer itself will be helpful

British Council: Young people and extremism – a resource pack for youth workers.

Institute for Strategic dialogue – A guide to countering far-right extremism On_The_Front Line handbook

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

Voter registration and promoting British values Enrolment and induction process: registering students to vote to demonstrate promoting British values through promoting democracy.

Good practice guide : a brief guide to good practice for all providers.

Community Cohesion. A guide to Community cohesion and the Prevent duty.

Online security

Channel Panel Guidance:  The Home Office guide to the Channel panels and their operation.

The Prevent Strategy and the Channel Programme in FE Colleges: A guide to the Channel process as it applies to FE and training

Identifying extremism

Symbols of right wing extremism developed by North West Counter Terrorism Unit but applies across the UK.

How Social Media is used to encourage travel to Iraq and Syria developed by The Home Office and DfE.

Guidance for families and colleagues

Tower Hamlets Advice to Parents on Keeping Young People Safe .pdf. This document was produced by Tower Hamlets Council and although the contact numbers relate to Tower Hamlets the guidance will apply throughout the country. It includes guidance on signs of vulnerability to exploitation in young people.

Signs of vulnerability. An ACPO document based on academic research setting out the risk factors for vulnerable individuals.

External speakers

Guidance on external speakers Brief guidance from ACPO on safeguarding for Prevent and External Speakers.

National Guidance for the Management of Extremist Speakers- Detailed guidance for the management of extremist speakers from ACPO.

Risk assessment for external speakers. An external speaker risk assessment document produced by City and Islington College, London.

Policy For Organising Events With External Speaker   WYLP (West Yorkshire Learning Providers) policy for External speakers


Metropolitan Police Advice on events and venues to the Private Sector This is also useful advice for FE and training providers

Solihull College events policy and procedure

Use of External Venue Policy WYLP ( West Yorkshire Learning Providers) policy for the use of external venues

Charitable giving
Government and Ofsted guidance
Lock down procedures in case of attack

Lock down procedures and guidance in case of attack

Developing Dynamic Lockdown ProceduresA government document to support the development of lock down procedures for institutions.

Stay Safe Video and guidance: National Police Chief ‘s Council:  Advice for the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.

Run, Hide,Tell leaflet: National Police Chief’s Advice for the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.

Information sharing

Information sharing Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers, March 2015. This is advice published by HM Government in March 2015.

Adult safeguarding: sharing information: Published January 2015: Guidance on the precedures for adults’ information sharing in safeguarding situations. This includes a section on information sharing protocols and powers and obligation to share information.



Guidance for Identifying People Vulnerable to Recruitment into Violent Extremism Dr Jon Cole, Emily Alison, Dr Ben Cole, and Professor Laurence Alison School of Psychology, University of Liverpool.

Countering Lone Actor Terrorism

Lone Actor Terrorism. This report highlights the fact that 57% of terrorist attacks in the UK have been from right wing extremists and 37% from religious extremists. The project is supported by the European Commission and implemented by a consortium led by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), in cooperation with Chatham House, Leiden University, and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD). Key support is also provided by the Netherlands National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV), Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM) and the UK Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).