“It will have advice on: How parents should talk to children about extremism. Warning signs that may suggest a child is being radicalised. Steps concerned parents can take.” What if the parents are themselves “extremist” and are encouraging their children in this “extremism”? For British authorities, that possibility is inconceivable! Every Muslim in the UK is as moderate as the day is long! It’s only that sometimes “Asian” “youth” get “radicalized on the Internet”! It’s all the Internet’s fault, you see. Maybe the British should ban that next.
“Government launch website to protect children from ‘twisted ideologies’ of extremism,” ITV, January 19, 2016:
A new website has been set up to give parents and teachers advice on protecting children from extremism.
The site, called “Educate Against Hate”, will offer advice based on resources and guidance drawn up by the Government and charities including the NSPCC and Childnet.
It will have advice on:
How parents should talk to children about extremism.
Warning signs that may suggest a child is being radicalised.
Steps concerned parents can take.
It is part of a new raft of measures aimed at keeping children safe from “the spell of twisted ideologies”, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said.
Under the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted’s investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools.
This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to the Department for Education.
The website will be launched by ministers at Bethnal Green Academy in east London.
The academy was in the news last year after it was revealed that three female pupils – Shamima Begum, Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase – were feared to have travelled to Syria.
The academy has been working to promote the best ways of protecting children from extremism, the DfE said….