Online Radicalisation Advice

While we are all self-isolating and socially distancing due to Coronavirus, social media platforms, like Twitter, Snapchat and video calls, are a great way to stay in touch with friends and family.

Unfortunately, whilst rare, there are negative influencers and online groomers who use the internet, social media and online gaming to spread their extreme ideas, which children can be exposed to.

Some of these ideas may be considered radical or extreme and when a person starts to support or be involved in them, this is called radicalisation.

The document below has been developed as a useful aid to provide information and support parents/guardians, pertinent to the current pandemic restrictions.

Online radicalisation document