Prison education

MPs call for overhaul of prisoner education assessments and in-cell laptops for learning

In a new report, the House of Commons education select committee highlighted what it called the 'cracks in a clunky, chaotic, disjointed...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Opinion

Here are 5 ways ministers can improve prison education now

Yet another review has found that prison education fails learners at every stage. Action must be taken straight away,...

Jess Staufenberg
Francesca Cooney
Apprenticeships

Prisoners to finally be offered apprenticeships

The scheme will initially be offered to up to a hundred prisoners across England before being rolled out across...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Skills reform

The new white paper is far too vague about prison education

The strategy is making the right noises, but key details – including any new funding for prison education –...

Jess Staufenberg
Jon Collins
Opinion

Rehabilitation rests on investment in education

David Gauke’s recent speech on prison reform had a lot in it to like, writes Peter Cox, who explains...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Tender delay with single awarding organisation plan for prisons

Plans by the Ministry of Justice to appoint single awarding organisations for seven areas of study in prisons have...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

Education is the missing piece in David Lammy’s race review puzzle

The criminal justice system in this country disproportionately affects people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, and prison education...

FE Week
FE Week
Opinion

Prison education and training needs fixing – here’s how

Prison education has been sidelined for too long and major change is needed now, says Rob Mills The general...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Prison education reforms on hold for another year

Reforms to prison education seem to be back on hold, as existing offender learning contracts are being extended for...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke