We feature the latest news about our work and share views from our staff and other prison education experts.
At any one time, up to 1000 children can be in prisons or secure training centres. Francesca Cooney, our Head of Policy, reviews the recent report from HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) on children in custody and outlines what it tells us about access to education.
In this post, Professor Tom Schuller, Chair of PLA, talks about the importance of developing partnerships between prisons and further education colleges and of continued learning through adulthood.
In 2019 we helped people in prison start just over 1,700 courses. Discover last year’s movers and shakers as we reveal the ten most popular choices.
The Ofsted Annual Report paints a concerning picture of prison education, with many prisons still not showing enough signs of improvement. PET’s Head of Policy takes a look at what needs to change.
The John Howard Centre is a medium-secure forensic hospital for adults. In this post, Miles Mantle talks about the meaning patients find in education and its rehabilitative effects.
Prisoners’ Education Trust’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal airs this Sunday 15 December, presented by columnist, broadcaster and novelist Grace Dent.
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 is delighted to announce the presenter of our BBC Radio 4 Appeal, which is set to air this December.
After a successful trial in six prisons, PET has launched its new application form for distance learning across England and Wales.
Prisoners’ Education Trust has appointed five new trustees, including a charity campaigner, a former Ministry of Justice senior official, and the 2019 FE Leader of the Year.
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