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09 Jun 2023 | Guest Blog Posts , Routes into prison teaching , Training and Leadership

Routes into prison teaching: “I wanted to teach people who found learning difficult”

While a lorry driver, Nigel decided to enroll on a course in car repairs, to make sure he could handle mechanical problems on the road. He writes how this was the catalyst for his love of learning, and the beginning of a journey to support those who find learning difficult.

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26 May 2021 | Training and Leadership

[Archived] Prison educators: Have your say with the PLA and UCU survey

[This survey is no longer available to complete. Become a member of PLA (free to individuals) to receive our evaluation of the findings in an upcoming email.] We are delighted to announce that we have collaborated with University and College Union (UCU) to create a survey to be completed by prison teachers and others providing […]

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23 Oct 2020 | PLA Awards , PLA Events , Training and Leadership , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Creative Writing in Prisons

Paul Dance is a Creative Writing teacher at HMP Littlehey, and a 2019 winner of a PLA Outstanding Teacher award. In this webinar, he speaks with Charlie Weinberg, Executive Director of Safe Ground.

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