Archive

Press appearances and mentions  

2015

Staff shortages forcing prisoners to choose between showers and books, Guardian, 21 October 2015

Provider involvement in prison learning review 'essential', FE Week, 21 September 2015

Prison education still at the back of the class, as Gove takes new course, Guardian, 4 August 2015

Charities better than private companies at reducing reoffending, report finds, Guardian, 30 July 2015

Prison education must be overhauled, Michael Gove says, BBC, 17 July 2015

Michael Gove to call for prisoners who study hard to get early release, Guardian, 17 July 2015 (also featured in TelegraphIndependentThe Week and across broadcast media)

If we educate prisoners they won't keep coming back, Guardian, 8 June 2015

The prison cell workout: an inspirational fitness regime with a difference, Telegraph, 21 May 2015

Report calls on government to extend providers prison learning contracts for a year, FE Week, 20 May 2015

Making Education central to rehabilitation, Adjacent Government, May 2015 (page 280)

How reading can change prisoners' lives, Financial Times, 17 April 2015

Young behind bars, interview with PET's Nina Champion, BBC Radio 4, 22 March 2015

2014 

Prison book restriction 'harms studying', BBC, 24 September 2014

Vicky Pryce discusses PET's new report Brain Cells, Good Morning Britain, 24 September 2014

'Inside Education', from Inside Time and Prisoners Education Trust, September 2014

A4e ends £17m prisoner education contract citing budget constraints, Amelia Gentleman, Guardian, 13 August 2014

Summer of Sports Is a Missed Opportunity for Prisoners, Rod Clark, Huffington Post, 28 July 2014

Adult Learners Week 2014, FE Week, supplement including articles about PET, July 2014

Safety net: how charities are reaching the digitally excluded, Guardian Voluntary network, 10 July 2014

Inspired to Learn, Arts Professional, supplement on criminal justice, July 2014

UK Prison Book Ban: Punishment Without Purpose, 30 April 2014, International Business Times UK

Rod Clark comment piece on issue of books for prisoners, Politics, 3 April 2014

Prison books ban - the view from inside, Independent, 28 March 2014

A word to Chris Grayling: Getting to the prison library isn't all that easy, The Independent, 27 March 2014 

The prison book ban will cause a real catch-22, Guardian, 26 March 2014

Teacher takes up marathon running to help prisoners, The Northern Echo, 2 February 2014

Education makes prisoners 'less likely to reoffend' BBC, 9 January 2014

2013

Prison book restriction 'harms studying', BBC, 24 September 2014

Vicky Pryce discusses PET's new report Brain Cells, Good Morning Britain, 24 September 2014

'Inside Education', from Inside Time and Prisoners Education Trust, September 2014

A4e ends £17m prisoner education contract citing budget constraints, Amelia Gentleman, Guardian, 13 August 2014

Summer of Sports Is a Missed Opportunity for Prisoners, Rod Clark, Huffington Post, 28 July 2014

Adult Learners Week 2014, FE Week, supplement including articles about PET, July 2014

Safety net: how charities are reaching the digitally excluded, Guardian Voluntary network, 10 July 2014

Inspired to Learn, Arts Professional, supplement on criminal justice, July 2014

UK Prison Book Ban: Punishment Without Purpose, 30 April 2014, International Business Times UK

Rod Clark comment piece on issue of books for prisoners, Politics, 3 April 2014

Prison books ban - the view from inside, Independent, 28 March 2014

A word to Chris Grayling: Getting to the prison library isn't all that easy, The Independent, 27 March 2014 

The prison book ban will cause a real catch-22, Guardian, 26 March 2014

Teacher takes up marathon running to help prisoners, The Northern Echo, 2 February 2014

Education makes prisoners 'less likely to reoffend' BBC, 9 January 2014

"The promise that human beings can change for the better" Nelson Mandela, the world's most famous prisoner learner, Huffington Post, 9 December 2013

Time to close the digital divide between prisons and community, Inside Time, 3 December 2013

Carol show for prisoners charity, Media Trust, 11 November 2013

Let prisoners use the internet as it will help their reintegration back into society, say governors, Daily Mail, 28th October 2013

Internet access in jails ‘can cut reoffending, Independent,28th October 2013

Ex-prisoner Junior, speaks on Sky News, Sunrise, about the benefits of education in tackling gang culture 20th October 2013

Chief Executive Rod Clark, FE Week, Expert Voices, 18th October 2013

'Prison education:Ofsted attacks standards in jails', Angela Harrison, BBC, 10 October 2013

'Inside Education', from Inside Time and Prisoners Education Trust, September 2013

'Frank Harris - his story', Eleanor Radford, FE Week, 6th September 2013

'Prison education is key to unlocking opportunities', Darren Evans, TES, 2nd August 2013

'Month by Month', Rachel Billington, Inside Time, 1st August 2013

'Carshalton High School girls win philanthropy award', Sophia Sleigh, Sutton Guardian, 24th July 2013

'Campaigners call for expansion of student councils in YOIs', Joe Lepper, Children and Young People Now, 10th July 2013