Bespoke Student Workshop| ActUp and Change| Facilitated discussion with a former extremist, values, leadership

Audience: Students (KS3, KS4, KS5) year groups or more targeted.

Description: This is a bespoke half or full day course on leadership, communication and activism based around your needs and identified gaps and where we create a programme for you and your students. The session is activity based and interactive so that students are kept engaged. We also create a safe space to have facilitated discussions.

Learning outcomes:

1.. Course on leadership, communication and activism

2. Safe space discussion with a former violent extremist from Far Right and/or extreme Islamist ideologies

3. Includes coaching support on public speaking and how to make change

4. Starting from £750 (ex VAT)



What we provide:

✓Expert trainer(s)

✓Evaluation form (so we can make sure you’re happy pre and post course)

✓Certificate (on completion)

✓Free access to short films tackling extremism useful in school and college environment

Note: Buy a package, get a discount

9/11: The Al Qaeda attacks on New York’s Twin Towers and the Pentagon in Washington on 11th September 2001, which triggered President George W Bush’s ‘War on Terror’ and the  wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

7/7: The co-ordinated bomb attacks on London by four young British men in the name of Al Qaeda, on 7th July 2005, which killed 52 people.

Al Qaeda: Terrorist group founded in 1988 by Osama Bin Laden, which committed the 9/11 attacks.

Islamic State (Daesh/IS/ISIS/ISIL): Terrorist group formed after the fall of Saddam Hussain in Iraq and the civil war in Syria. It is the most prominent recruiter of Westerners to its mission to establish its own state.

CONTEST & the ‘4 Ps’: The British Government’s Counter Terrorism strategy initiated in 2006, revised in 2011, consisting of 4 strands: Prepare, Protect, Prevent and Pursue.

Prevent: Aiming to stop (prevent) individuals from supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists.