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We feature the latest news about our work and share views from our staff and other prison education experts.

15 Jul 2019 | Prison/university partnerships | PUPiL

“It prompted the group to think critically about who they trust to have an authoritative voice on scientific research, and why”

Dr Marie Nugent is Public Engagement Manager at the University of Leicester and has recently worked with researchers and HMP Leicester to run an English pilot of Cell Block Science – a ground-breaking public engagement programme that brings STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) academics into prisons to deliver informal science learning . This project […]

Postcard collage

01 Jul 2019 | 30th birthday | Distance Learning

What does education mean to you? People in prison respond

Six talented artists from prisons across England have won PET’s Paint-a-Postcard competition, celebrating the charity’s 30th anniversary. The cards then carried messages from over 50 serving prisoners, explaining what education meant to them.

01 Jul 2019 | 30th birthday | Distance Learning

PET’s 30th celebration

Pictures, postcards and inspiration from our 30th birthday party, as staff, trustees, former prisons learners, supporters and founders gathered to help us celebrate.

30 Apr 2019 | Fundraising | Blogs

Help us mark our 30th birthday in style

For 30 years, we’ve been helping prisoners change their lives through education. In this blog, our Head of Fundraising Cassie outlines all the ways you can get involved and help us mark this significant birthday.

25 Apr 2019 | 30th birthday , Fundraising , PET news | Distance Learning

Welcome to our new website

Our new site is clearer, quicker and more accessible – a hub for supporters, prison staff, and alumni alike.

26 Feb 2019 | Distance learning , PET news | Distance Learning

Most popular courses revealed

Read a rundown of 2018’s ten most popular courses and hear from some of our learners.

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