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University Of Birmingham School

12 Weoley Park Road

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Workshop: Tackling Knife Crime & Extremism in Schools - in partnership with Twitter, UK

This is a free workshop hosted by ConnectFutures covering two hard hitting topics - knife crime and extremism with expert speakers alongside a practical workshop delivered by the Head of UK government, Public Policy & Philanthropy from Twitter, UK.

The workshop is aimed at teachers and practitioners who are keen to hear specialist experts give their practical insights on a topic that's often regular headline news prefaced with the question "What can we do?"

Agenda: Welcome

  1. Empowering Young People to protect themselves -Let’s talk about Far Right & Islamist extremism | Dr Laura Zahra McDonald - Director of ConnectFutures. www.connectfutures.org
  2. Short Film & Q&A: A personal story | Turning back from gangs and knife crime in Birmingham and practical choices for young people | Read his story: http://bit.ly/hezronstory | Hezron Brown, Trainer & activist
  3. Teacher & student perspectives | Making positive choices in the classroom through character building with insights from two teenagers on what really happens on social media |Rebecca Tigue | Head of School, University of Birmingham school
  4. Key event| Twitter training | This will cover the basics of the platform which includes sharing resources with other teachers, using social media more effectively. Includes mute/block/reporting on Twitter and user privacy and safety | Katy Minshall, Head of UK Government, Public Policy and Philanthropy | Twitter, UK

Who? | This workshop is for anyone responsible for safeguarding (DSL) who is working in schools (primary & secondary), colleges, educational institutions and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs).

Themes | Safeguarding, British Values, Preventing extremism, Knife crime, SMSC, Twitter

Cost | FREE: Tickets are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Only those registered with Eventbrite tickets will be allowed to attend.

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