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11 Sep 2015

Conference celebrates outstanding teachers, staff and prisoners

Today (Friday 11th September), Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons will give a keynote speech at the Prisoner Learning Alliance’s (PLA) Annual Conference at Leeds Beckett University. Discussing the idea of an ‘Aspirational Prison’, he is expected to focus on ways staff can engage prisoners to learn and keep progressing with their education.

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