PLA submits evidence to the Youth Unemployment Committee

In March this year, the House of Lords Youth Unemployment Committee launched a call for evidence for its inquiry into the available and essential education and skills for people aged 16 to 24 in England. At PLA, we used our collective voice to advocate for those in, and leaving, custody. The report by the Youth […]

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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.

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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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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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