Examining perceptions and attitudes
The training covers
Terrorism and how it affects us
Terminology and language
Exploring British Values within PHSE & SMSC work in schools
Brexit and the fall out
There has been an increased negative perception of Islamic religious teachings, with a high media profile given to recent attacks.
This has resulted in:
An increase in intolerance towards Muslims
Segregation in communities caused by mistrust and suspicion Strengthening of far right groups
A general wariness of anything different
Stereotypes being manifested into culture
Through discussion and debate Same Difference aims to deliver a clearer understanding of Islam’s views on tolerance by tackling issues such as Jihad, suicide bombings and terrorism, as well as exploring identity.
Discussions around sensitive topics/issues will help reduce misconceptions
Tolerant institutions are also more likely to have higher whole school attendance and attainment levels.