Research and analysis

Prevent and counter-extremism in further education colleges

How staff and learners in general further education (GFE) colleges reported they understand, implement and experience the Prevent duty, and how it affects learners.

Applies to England


Prevent and counter-extremism in general further education colleges


This qualitative investigation shows how 20 general further education (GFE) colleges have approached and responded to the Prevent duty.

It provides insight into areas where Prevent has reportedly been implemented well and is having an impact on staff and learners, and also areas where the GFE colleges may need further support to enact their duties.

The findings provide a basis for stakeholders to understand better whether GFE colleges have the support, training and resources they need to enact their duties, and offers insights into the impact of enacting the Prevent duty on learners.

Published 13 December 2018