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

Person studying in prison

24 Apr 2020 | Fundraising | Fundraising

Donate to our COVID-19 appeal

Right now the courses and support PET provides are more vital than ever. That’s why we need your help to launch our first ever freephone advice line.

Making Links in Brazil and Argentina

17 Mar 2020 | PUPiL , University

Making Links in Brazil and Argentina

In this blog post we hear from Sacha Darke, a senior lecturer at University of Westminster, who recently travelled to South America to visit existing and developing higher education prison initiatives.

HMP Pentonville Prison, art class

24 Feb 2020 | Blogs , Policy

Children’s education in custody: “Too many failed by the system”

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.

Library orderly

03 Feb 2020 | Distance learning , PET news | Distance Learning

2019’s top ten distance learning courses revealed

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.

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