This week, Francesca Cooney, who coordinates the Secretariat for the Prisoner Learning Alliance, gave evidence to the Education Select Committee in response to their inquiry, ‘Education: Are prisoners being left behind?‘. Key areas of questioning included: access to digital technology; allocations and attendance; incentivising education; and delivering higher level qualifications. Francesca’s responses […]Read More
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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