Radicalisation Prevention

Monday, 15 February 2016
Reference
2015112527000122
Category
Request Date
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Response Date
Monday, February 15, 2016

Question

1. Provide me with digital copies of any materials (training documents, presentations, briefings) provided to council school staff in 2015, by Police Scotland, regarding the Prevent programme (i.e. potential radicalisation of students);
2. What internal education-oriented meetings have taken place in 2015 to address potential IT measures in schools to detect the potential radicalisation of students? Please provide minutes, agendas, emails associated with any of these meetings.
3. How many of your schools have internet filters in place to stop pupils from accessing terrorist or extremist material?
4. Between 1 July 2015 and 31 December 2015, how many pupils have been flagged by teachers over concerns of radicalisation (as defined under ‘Prevent’)? What was the outcome in each case?

 

Answer

1. Provide me with digital copies of any materials (training documents, presentations, briefings) provided to council school staff in 2015, by Police Scotland, regarding the Prevent programme (i.e. potential radicalisation of students); We meet with Police and discuss cases with them. Police attend HT meetings and all schools will be involved in 360 degrees safe. All schools will have to report on work done on 360 degrees by the end of 2016.·        
2. What internal education-oriented meetings have taken place in 2015 to address potential IT measures in schools to detect the potential radicalisation of students? Please provide minutes, agendas, emails associated with any of these meetings. As above. In addition CP Officer and IT officers will be attending a "Workshop to raise awareness of Prevent" WRAP session on the 16th Feb in Stornoway (see below). They have also been keeping abreast of current trends and have agreed to update e-safety policy as appropriate. This will be done after the WRAP training.
3. How many of your schools have internet filters in place to stop pupils from accessing terrorist or extremist material? All schools have filters
4. Between 1 July 2015 and 31 December 2015, how many pupils have been flagged by teachers over concerns of radicalisation (as defined under ‘Prevent’)? What was the outcome in each case? No recorded cases.

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