Online Radicalisation – Key Signs

Event Code OT 21/468
Event Description This 1-hour webinar is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores some of the key impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on online radicalisation during lockdown and going forward.

The webinar will support you to explore some of the key online message’s that extremist groups use to radicalise vulnerable individuals. You will identify some of the preferred platforms used by extremist groups and the coded language that can signify engagement with concerning ideologies.

Important Information
This online webinar will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. To be able to take part in this session you must have the following equipment:
  • Access to a computer or tablet.
  • Access to the Internet.
  • A web camera. (Mobile phones are not suitable due to the small screen.)
  • You must also have previously attended a Prevent course and have a basic understanding of the Prevent Agenda.
  • SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
    Session 1Tuesday
    12 January 2021
    10:00 - 11:00Online LearningTBA£0£0£0
    Subject areas Safeguarding
    Target audience
    Children Services
    target audience
    Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
    Daniel Sanders
    Training objectives The aim of this webinar is to support you to raise your understanding of how increased online activity, due to factors like COVID-19, can bring risks of online radicalisation.

    The webinar will help you explore some key groups and individuals and enable you to identify how they use the online space to influence and recruit. The webinar will provide up-to-date information on the fringe online platforms used to promote extremist views and some of the key signs to look out for.