The Ofsted Annual Report, published today, paints a concerning picture of prison education, with many prisons still not showing enough signs of improvement. Ofsted, the government department responsible for inspecting education, children’s services and skills, have inspected 45 prisons over the course of the year from September 2018 to August 2019. Only 38% were judged […]
On 6th November, we held our second PLAN seminar in the current series, bringing practitioners and researchers together, from a range of disciplines, to build and strengthen the knowledge base around prison education
Prisoners’ Education Trust are excited to be celebrating our 30th birthday and we are delighted to launch an appeal to raise £130,000 to ensure more prisoners can benefit from our distance learning courses, advice and guidance. We have a number of ways you can get involved in our celebrations, including a range of new and exciting events taking place.
19 Aug 2019 | Prison/university partnerships , University study | Blogs , PUPiL , University
Rowan Mackenzie is a PhD Researcher at University of Birmingham and since early 2018 has been helping to bring Shakespeare behind bars at a number of prisons. Today we hear from Rowan and from the Gallowfield Players, a theatre company at HMP Gartree
Space, coding and the science of sleep were all part of the equation at the PUPiL network’s latest event, as we heard from experimental projects that push the boundaries of what is usually possible in prisons.