The Prevent Duty and Controversial Issues: creating a curriculum response through Citizenship
'The Prevent Duty and Controversial Issues: creating a curriculum response through Citizenship' is a new publication that offers guidance to schools and teachers as they consider and develop their response to the Prevent Duty.
There are also two shorter summary versions of the guidance, one designed for school leaders and governors, and one aimed at teachers. Each contains a series of checklist questions to help schools consider, plan and evaluate their provision. The full guidance includes a comprehensive look at various pedagogical approaches to teaching sensitive and controversial issues and a list of useful resources.
Download the guidance here:
The guidance aims to help teachers working in primary and secondary education to:
To illustrate the principles set out in this guidance we are working with schools on The ACT Building Resilience Project, which involves teachers in schools developing innovative teaching strategies to build children's criticality and resilience to extremism and being drawn into terrorism. Find out more about the project, see the teachers' schemes of work, lesson plans and resources, and hear them talk about their work
If you are looking for training in Prevent, 'British Values', SMSC and Citizenship, please contact ACT for more information
These publications have been written and developed by the Expert Subject Advisory Group for Citizenship and published by the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT).