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.
The University of Leicester’s Dr Marie Nugent has 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.
22 May 2019 | Open University , Prison/university partnerships | PUPiL
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.
15 Jan 2019 | Prison/university partnerships | PUPiL , University
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.
13 Nov 2018 | Prison/university partnerships | Blogs , PUPiL