Upcoming Wednesday Webinar: Unlocking the Power of Reading with Shannon Trust

50% of people in prison cannot read, or struggle to. Shannon Trust inspires and trains prisoners who can read to teach prisoners who can’t. Join us at our upcoming Wednesday Webinar in conversation with Ian Merrill, CEO of Shannon Trust. We’ll hear about how the organisation continues to support independent reading during the COVID-19 restrictions […]

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The Prisoner Learning Alliance is a network of organisations and individuals with expertise and experience in prison education.

We use our collective voice to improve prison education.

 

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We advocate for access to digital technology in prison education.

Digital Technology
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We promote creativity and inclusivity in the prison education curriculum.

Curriculum Development
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We continuously monitor and lobby parliament to improve prison education.

Prison Education Monitoring

The Prisoner Learning Alliance is led by a Steering Committee, as elected by voting members, and chaired by Professor Tom Schuller (MA, PGCE, DPhil).

With significant academic and policy expertise in adult education, and a long-standing interest in prison education, in his role as Chair Tom ensures that the PLA functions with a valuable independent voice at its heart.

Secretariat is provided to the PLA by Francesca Cooney.

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Become a Member of the Prisoner Learning Alliance

The Prisoner Learning Alliance (PLA) is a network of organisations and individuals with a shared vision of learning opportunities which enable personal and professional transformation. Anyone with expertise, experience or an interest in prison education is welcome to become a PLA member.

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