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Home Office Prevent Team

The (Home Office Prevent Team) have developed the following new communications assets: 


New Prevent duty animation: public sector staff working together to stop radicalisation.
A new animation film illustrates how public sectors under the Prevent duty work together to stop radicalisation. The animation is aimed at public sector professionals under the Prevent duty. 

New Prevent leaflet:  What is Prevent and how to stop radicalisation.
The attached Prevent leaflet explains the Prevent programme, what radicalisation is and the most common signs, including actions to take if someone is concerned that a person they know is becoming radicalised, as well as the referral process and support. The leaflet is aimed at the general public and public sector professionals under the Prevent duty.

Regional Cyber Crime Unit

Our Regional Cyber Crime Unit website is –

The Cyber Choices website is –


This website contains a wealth of free media from the Cyber Choices program and invaluable Teacher resources from the National Crime Agency including PSHE lesson plans that can be downloaded and delivered by school staff.

The Cyber Choices programme was created to help people make informed choices and to use their cyber skills in a legal way.

The program is now detailed on Page 144 of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022

Specific leaflets are available here direct from our site.

 Under 12 years old (1.57 MB)

 12 to 17 years old (4.25 MB)

 Over 18 years old (1.44 MB)

 Introduction to the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (426 KB)

 Developmental Resources (338 KB)

Managing Prevent in Schools – Accessing, Advice, Support and Guidance

Recently developed and extremely helpful DfE designed ‘Prevent Information and Guidance’ document. 


The information and guidance document provides information on where schools might go for support, some frequently asked questions and signposts to guidance, resources, and tools.

Counter Terrorism Policing

Run, Hide, Tell Information

As part of Safer Internet Day 2021, the Department for Education has published a new blog post on Educate Against Hate sharing their top tips to help young people stay safe online this #SaferInternetDay.


The blog offers advice on being safe online, how to respond to negative things seen online and tips for keeping your data secure. 

ACT Video

The below links are two new animated ‘explainer films’ about Prevent and are aimed at the general public, concerned friends, a family audience and provide an introduction to Prevent and to the work of Prevent officers.

Safety is a Team Effort!

As we’re now just one week away from the Commonwealth Games, we’ve added a specific Games-focussed set of assets to the toolkit which we will be promoting throughout the next few weeks as the events take place across the region.

The Home Office (Prevent Team) are pleased to confirm that the new and improved awareness and referrals courses on the new Prevent eLearning service, Prevent duty training: Learn how to support people vulnerable to radicalisation is now in public beta.


The new courses are designed to equip you with inclusive, unbiased and reliable information giving you the knowledge and confidence to support and safeguard the general public against radicalisation. The new service:


  • is in the GOV.UK style

  • is fully accessible                                          

  • includes two new animations

  • contains two new real-life case studies focusing on Islamist and extreme-right wing behaviours


This training service is for people working in sectors covered by the Prevent duty, such as education, health, local authorities, police, prisons, probation and youth justice. Other sectors that are not covered may also complete this training.

Prevent is one part of the government’s overall counter-terrorism strategy, CONTEST. The aim of Prevent is to:

  • tackle the causes of radicalisation

  • respond to the challenges that terrorist ideology may present

  • safeguard and support those most at risk of radicalisation through early intervention

  • support those who have already engaged in terrorism to disengage and rehabilitate


In these training courses, you will learn about:

  • the Prevent duty

  • different forms of extremism and terrorism

  • the risk around radicalisation and your supportive role

  • making a Prevent referral that is both informed and made with good intention

  • the interventions and support available

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