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10 Mar 2021 | Curriculum Development

Roundtable Discussion on the In-Cell Curriculum

With face-to-face education on hold, or extremely limited in most prisons across England and Wales, in-cell education is likely to be the reality for the coming months. In December 2020, PLA members generously gave their time and shared their experiences of in-cell learning during COVID-19. We are grateful to everyone who joined us and contributed […]

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23 Feb 2021 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Prison Education in Wales

In this webinar we were joined by Jessica Mugaseth, Lead for the Offenders’ Learning Policy at the Welsh Government, and Gemma McDowell, Operational Assurance Lead at HMPPS Wales. The Welsh Government is in close partnership with HMPPS Wales, so our guests regularly work together to support the provision of prison education.

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23 Feb 2021 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: New Futures Network

At this webinar, Duncan O’Leary, CEO of New Futures Network, talked about his work creating routes to employment for people for when they leave prison.

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28 Jan 2021 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Music in Prisons

Founder and CEO of Irene Taylor Trust Sara Lee talks about their work supporting people in prison to make music collaboratively.


09 Dec 2020 | Inquiry Evidence Submissions , Monitoring and Evaluation

Have your say on prison education

The Education Select Committee are running an inquiry – are prisoners being left behind? Find out more and get involved here.

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