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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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06 Aug 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Jamie Grundy on Using Convictions as a USP

Jamie Grundy, trainer and educator in prison and higher education joins Rod Clark, Chief Executive of the Prisoner’s Education Trust to discuss using convictions as a USP when supporting individuals into employment and higher education.

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23 Jul 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Reflections on Employment with Phil Martin

Phil Martin, founder of the Ex-Seed employment agency and ex-prisoner, speaks with Penny Parker, founder of prisoner employment charity Stand Out. Phil reflects back on his time in prison and setting up a prisoner’s careers service.

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15 Jul 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: The Work of the National Literacy Trust in Prisons

In this Webinar Rod Clark, Chief Executive of the Prisoner’s Education Trust, joins Rebecca Perry from The National Literacy Trust (NTC). Although relatively new to criminal justice, The National Literacy Trust’s projects have had a great impact on prisoner learning; Rebecca outlines their successes and discusses how the organisation will continue to support prison learning in the future.

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15 Jul 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Shakespeare and Prison Learning with Rowan MacKenzie

In this Wednesday Webinar we hear from Rowan MacKenzie about her inspiring work, bringing Shakespeare into prisons. She speaks with Jess Plant, director of the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance, about forming prison-based theatre groups across the UK and her plans to continue transforming prison learning moving forward.

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