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Preventing violent youth radicalisation e-course: A restorative justice and human rights approach

This CPD accredited e-course aims to train, teachers, youth workers and other professionals working or volunteering in formal or informal educational settings.

It uses the values and practices of restorative justice and human rights in order to build their knowledge, skills and capacity when working with children and young people at risk of marginalisation, group violence and violent radicalisation. This course is particularly useful for teachers in primary and secondary education in the UK, and is funded by Southwark Council as part of the Positive Futures programme.

Successful completion will lead to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Certification. Where young people take part and are registered with one of our Erasmus+ funded projects, YouthPass Certification is also provided.

The e-course can be paused as many times as you need, and completed in your own time. It takes approximately 8 non-stop hours to fully complete all modules and take the test. Additional reading material are also provided for further learning and research.

Target Groups

  • Teachers in primary and secondary schools as well as academies and colleges
  • University staff
  • Young people
  • Practitioners working in the community to prevent the violent radicalisation of young people
  • Parents especially with children who are risk of being groomed into gangs and violence
  • Youth workers in formal and informal settings
  • Youth organisations
  • Youth policy makers.

Learning Objectives

  • Induct into the restorative justice theory and provide a critical overview including case studies of implementation
  • Increase the skills and knowledge of practitioners working or volunteering in formal and informal educational settings on the use of restorative practice, positive psychology and the Good Lives Model especially within the context of violent youth radicalisation
  • Increase the knowledge of educationalists and youth workers on violent youth radicalisation and implementing alternative positive approaches for prevention
  • Build resilience and knowledge that will ultimately lead to preventing youth violent radicalisation.
  • Practise the learning through case study workshops and test the overall knowledge, skills and experience through a CPD accredited exam.

Course Curriculum