This approach entails practices aimed at educating youth on citizenship, stereotypes, discrimination, extremism, democratic values and cultural diversity in order to strengthen their resistance to radicalisation. It also aims to address sensitive issues such as radicalisation and violent extremism within an educational setting.
As the world faces new challenges with the growing threat of violent extremism, schools and educators are confronted with expressions and sentiments on a scale they never anticipated, ranging from personal identity conflicts to complex societal issues. Schools and educators are on the front line to challenge and prevent misplaced retaliatory abuse as well as identify and safeguard those deemed vulnerable to radicalisation.
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