Find the most important briefings and reports from Prisoners’ Education Trust and the Prisoner Learning Alliance.
This toolkit is designed to support educators and prison staff in setting up and delivering a prison-university partnership.
In this toolkit you will find information and guidance on:
An independent evaluation undertaken on behalf of the Leeds Beckett University Prison: Learning Together programme in 2017.
This analysis investigates the employment and benefits outcomes of prisoners who received grants for distance learning through PET, compared with a group of similar prisoners who did not receive these grants.
A government guide to changes to prison education provision, including reasons behind the change, how the new system will work, and how to become a service provider in prisons.
Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) contracts come to an end in April 2018, making way for a new era of prison governor-led education commissioning. Prisons are being given increasing flexibility and control over education budgets and the ability to commission a wide range of provision.
The workbook is designed to support prison governors and managers with this process.
This report presents an evaluation of a Learning Together partnership between Open Book at Goldsmiths, University of London and HMP & YOI Isis - supported by the Prisoners’ Education Trust.
Published as the sector awaits Charlie Taylor's review of the youth justice system, this report looks at the educational opportunities for young people in custody.
We know that prison education can make a difference. But how does that ‘change’ process happen and what role can education play? The Prisoner Learning Alliance (PLA) aims to stimulate debate around these issues. Using research with teachers and former prisoners, the report examines how we can measure the benefit of education in prison, and how we can improve its provision.
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