Prison education

Prison teachers sue providers over alleged contract breaches

Claimants suing for nearly half a million pounds - an average payout of over £13,000 each

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Long read, Prison education

Prison Education unlocked: The system that’s failing its learners

The prison population is estimated to pass 100,000 by 2030. With re-offending rates starting to increase and new prison...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill and Sophie Carlin
Apprenticeships

‘Ground-breaking’ prisoner apprenticeship scheme flops

DfE slammed for leaving prisons to figure out apprenticeships after changing the law

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Long read

From prisoner to prison reformer – one student’s amazing transformation

Kamali Stevens jumped up and punched the air in delight when he was announced as the winner of the...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Ofsted, Prison education

Prison leaders slammed for ‘slow progress’ on reading education

Education and prisons watchdogs criticise lack of progress on last year’s damning report on reading education

Joshua Stein
Joshua Stein
Opinion

We are working with a fraction of the prisoners we could be

The next prime minister must take radical action on prison education as evidence shows education providers face multiple barriers,...

Jess Staufenberg
Peter Brammall
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