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Polly Harrow ETF Associate

Safeguarding: Return to Education

ETF Associate Polly Harrow looks at the impact of Covid-19 and the restrictions it has prompted and considers their impact on safeguarding and the issues that must be addressed as learners return to face-to-face learning and a ‘new normal’ is established.

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Channel referrals – what does the latest data tell us?

In the sixth and final blog in a series about safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart examines the Channel referral data, asking what it tells us and how it may relate to our learners.

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How are British values relevant to us in the era of Covid-19?

In the fifth of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart considers how British values are relevant to us in an era when Covid-19 has placed limitations on the freedoms we normally enjoy.

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Building resilience to resist conspiracy theories

In the fourth of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart looks at what colleagues can do to help learners understand and appraise conspiracy theories.

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Over 267,000 Side by Side enrollments since launched in July 2017

In this blog, the ETF’s Selina Stewart and Pete Munday give an update on the Side by Side modules which support providers with a resource which improves learners understanding of the dangers of radicalisation.

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Why do people adopt conspiracy theories?

In the third of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart asks why conspiracy theories are attractive, who they are attractive to, and what role teachers have in educating students about them.

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What are conspiracy theories? Why do we need to worry about them?

In the second of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart asks what conspiracy theories are and why they are of concern.

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Why is extremism even more of a risk in times of Covid?

In the first of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart considers why extremism is even more of a risk during the Covid pandemic.

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I can’t keep calm. I’m going to be a teacher!

The ETF’s Rehabilitation in Action programme is working with prisoners to help them gain teaching skills. Teresa Carroll meets learners and their teachers at HMP Eastwood Park as they celebrate completion of their course with an awards ceremony.

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