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PET works closely with the press to share positive stories about the power of education and the potential of people to change.

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 press@prisonerseducation.org.uk or call 07824 189 661 on Monday to Thursday or 07968 493 098 on Friday and out of office hours.


PET in the press

Inescapable truths about our outdated prisons, The Guardian, 12 August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

Give prisoners laptops and tablets in their cells to access education, ministers told, iNews, 20 April.

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, Inside Time, 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.

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