We feature the latest news about our work and share views from our staff and other prison education experts.
This year the OU turns 50, and to celebrate we asked Ruth McFarlane to share just a snapshot of some of the brilliant opportunities that the OU offer across the secure estate.
As part of a partnership between Lincoln College and HMP Lincoln, Leasha Pridmore, a student studying Art and Design Foundation, has spent a semester running art workshops in the prison.
Last semester, PET’s Rosie Reynolds co-ran a partnership between three institutions: HMYOI Feltham, Royal Holloway University of London and the University of Westminster. In this article, Byron and Nicholas, two of the prison learners who took part in the module, share their experience.
The PUPiL widening participation event in November 2018 highlighted the positive effects that university-prison partnerships can have, with speakers from Unlock and the University of Westminster.
Diana Scott supports students with English language and academic skills as a foundation for their further study. Here she discusses the important role English for Academic Purposes (EAP) support can play for prison learners.
Dr Alison Lamont works in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Roehampton. She has worked in partnership with HMP Belmarsh on a Learning Together programme, ‘Understanding Justice.’
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