1 hour Refresher| Understanding Online Radicalisation and Countering It


Audience: Organisations/Professionals/those working with young people.  No number restriction

Description:  A useful interactive workshop specifically for covering online radicalisation over a range of issues with a focus on Prevent and safeguarding and how young people are targeted.  It uses case studies from both far right and Islamist extremism.

Learning outcomes:

A. Understanding the online space

1. Current trends and their implications

2. Case studies and their impact: Far right and Islamist

B. What can your organisation do when working with young people? Practical prevention, safeguarding and counter messaging

1. Countering online

2. What is being done?

3. Examples of success

4. Practical tools



What we provide:

✓Expert trainer

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

✓Certificate (on completion)

✓Blogs and articles to share with staff on extremism

✓Free access to short films tackling extremism useful in youth focused 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.