We can help with background, quotes and case studies, and can help arrange interviews with our members of staff as well as with people with lived experience of prison.You can read our press releases here
PET has been featured across national and local media, and also has a monthly page in the prison newspaper Inside Time.
For any media enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07824 189661.
Prison education: Too many reviews, too little action, FEWeek, 18 September
Education charity warns on regime reform, InsideTime, 16 August
Inescapable truths about our outdated prisons, The Guardian, 12 August
Access to education in prisons should be prioritised as restrictions ease, charity says, Left Foot Forward, 4 June
Jon Collins: Standing up for prisoners’ right to learn, Tes, 16 April.
Call to give every prisoner access to digital learning, Tes, 16 April.
How prison education changed in lockdown, Tes, 1 April.
Distance learning courses reduce reoffending, InsideTime, 25 January.
Who’s Moving: Anthony Nolan, Teenage Cancer Trust, Save the Children, and more – announcing PET’s new CEO, Civil Society News, 25 January.
Movers and Shakers: Edition 340 – announcing PET’s new CEO, FE Week, 25 January.
Prison Education Is About More Than Finding Work, Russell Webster, 22 January.
Give prisoners internet access to cut reoffending, says report, E&T, 18 January.
Education In Custody: Are Prisoners Being Left Behind?, Russell Webster, 17 December
inTuition Taster: Breaking Down Barriers, Society for Education and Training, Winter 2020
Prison education must be reinstated, says charity, Tes, 20 October
Change Your Story podcast series: Episode 5: Studying Behind Bars, Adult Learners’ Week, September
How museums can help prisoners connect with their loved ones during Covid-19, Museums Association, 4 September
In Conversation: Prisoners’ Education Trust CEO Rod Clark, The Leaders Council, September
Locked down, locked out of education, Russell Webster, 7 July
Prisoners’ Education Trust calls for children in prison to have access to education, Children & Young People Now, 2 July
Young prisoners ‘spending 22 hours a day in cells’ due to pandemic, charities warn, Children & Young People Now, 26 June
Inmates share inspirational prison education stories in powerful new book, The Big Issue, 9 June
Transforming lives through learning, Independent Monitor, March
‘Education in prison changed my life, every prisoner deserves the same opportunity’, Metro.co.uk, 26 February
Prison reform and pressures of social media, NCS Youth Rising podcast, 21 February
Movers and Shakers: Edition 293 – announcing PET’s new trustees, FE Week, 14 October
Who’s Moving – announcing PET’s new trustees, Civil Society, 7 October
‘Unacceptable’ that prisoners can’t get an education, says charity, The Big Issue, 10 July
Prisoners show the importance of education with postcard art exhibition, The Big Issue, 5 July
Too many prisoners may still fall through the education net, FE Week, 20 May
Science programme first at Durham’s women’s prison, The Northern Echo, 14 May
Prison education? It’s much calmer than an FE college…, FE Week, 13 May
Key to prison education handed to governors, The Guardian, 26 March
‘Prison education can unlock youngsters’ potential’, Tes, 14 March
Experts get lessons in jail education – from insiders, South Wales Evening Post, 19 November
The life-changing effect of prison arts programmes (featuring two PET alumni), Drugstore Culture, 25 September
HMP Haverigg prisoners embracing education as rehabilitation courses ‘deliver’, The Mail (previously known as the North-West Evening Mail), 24 July
‘The value of prison education is compelling’, Tes, 17 July
Distance learning helps prisoners into work, Tes, 12 July
Ucas will no longer ask aspiring students about their criminal history, HuffPost UK, 30 May
Ucas to remove criminal convictions disclosure from application process, Study International, 30 May
Ucas drops need for university applicants to declare convictions, The Guardian, 29 May
Our response to the Ministry of Justice’s new Education and Employment Strategy, The Big Issue, 24 May
PET chief executive Rod Clark responds to the Ministry of Justice’s Education and Employment Strategy, Good Morning Britain on ITV, 24 May
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