We feature the latest news about our work and share views from our staff and other prison education experts.
Elisabeth Davies has been named as the new Chair of Prisoners’ Education Trust, taking over the position from Alexandra Marks CBE. In this interview, the new and outgoing Chairs discuss the successes of the last six years and what the future holds for the charity.
In this blog, PET volunteer Paul reflects on his time volunteering with the charity’s fundraising team, helping the organisation support more people who want to study in prison.
In a speech first delivered at the PET Carol Concert, the charity’s President John Samuels QC offers his personal reflections on an important but little-known figure in the history of prison reform.
Women make up about 5% of England and Wales’ prison population. Do they have different needs or wants in terms of education? And are we catering to these needs enough? Head of Policy Francesca Cooney takes a look.
We talk to Linda Kennedy, the senior civil servant responsible for some of the most significant changes to come to prison learning in decades.
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.’
Francesca Cooney joined PET as Head of Policy in September. Here she tells us about the challenges facing prison education and her priorities over the coming months.
Stephen, a peer mentor at HMP Portland, tells us about his journey to becoming a PLA Award winner and talks about the people he’s helped along the way.
From sports tutors to librarians, the winners of this year’s Prison Learning Alliance Awards all go the extra mile to promote prison learning.
Hear first hand from the seven winners of the PET Enterprise Awards – the exciting range of their business ideas and the dedication that unites them.
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