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Annual Prevent and Extremism Webinar

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Current initiatives in counter-terrorism, the fear of extremism in education and the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values have generated significant issues in relation to the teaching of Islam, freedom of speech and religious and political liberty. Many of the issues raised by these developments from teacher identity and professionalism to the way schools and universities engage with controversial political agendas raise questions about diversity and censorship in all areas of education.

This seminar builds on the successful event in May 2019 and is for researchers and doctoral students currently engaged in research in these areas or for those interested in exploring the different ways in which academics and teachers are negotiating developments in the place of Islam in education, Prevent and extremism. It will provide a space to share ideas, map interests and consider collaborative projects.

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Sally Elton-Chalcraft, Professor

Professor of Social Justice in Education at University of Cumbria

Sally Elton-Chalcraft is Professor of Social Justice in Education, and is Director of the Learning Education and Development Research Centre in the Institute of Education at the University of Cumbria. She teaches and supervises on Doctoral, MA,...

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Sally Elton-Chalcraft, Professor

Professor of Social Justice in Education at University of Cumbria

Sally Elton-Chalcraft is Professor of Social Justice in Education, and is Director of the Learning Education and Development Research Centre in the Institute of Education at the University of Cumbria. She teaches and supervises on Doctoral, MA,...

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Hazel Bryan, Professor

Dean of Education at University of Huddersfield

Hazel Bryan is Professor of Education and Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development. Hazel trained as a teacher in London and taught in schools for some ten years before joining Canterbury Christ Church University where she...

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Lynn Revell, Professor

Professor - Educaton and Religion at Canterbury Christ Church University

Lynn Revell is a reader in religion and education at Canterbury Christ Church University where she has worked on the PGCE for Religious Education and Citizenship, and now leads the Doctorate in Education. She has worked in secondary schools as a...

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Rebekah Ackroyd, Ms

Doctoral Researcher at University of Cumbria

Rebekah Ackroyd is the Early Career Researcher Network Regional Rep for the North of England. Rebekah is a doctoral student at the University of Cumbria. Her research looks at how tolerance and mutual respect are understood and promoted by...

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Esther Cummins, Ms

Course Leader at Falmouth University

Esther is a Course Leader at Falmouth University, where she leads the new MA Education (online). Esther formerly worked at Leeds Beckett University as a Course Director with responsibility for MA Inclusive Practice in Education, BA Primary...

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Kamal Ahmed, Mr

Senior Lecturer at University of Cumbria

Kamal Ahmed is a lecturer in Education Studies at the University of Cumbria. He is a graduate of Dar-ul-Uloom (traditional Islamic seminary) and is currently undertaking a PhD. Using an interpretive phenomenological analysis approach, Kamal is...

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