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10 Mar 2021 | Events , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Rod Clark, reflecting on 8 years as PET’s CEO

During Rod’s time as CEO, PET has funded over 16,000 courses for people in prison, reaching a landmark 40,000 awards in 2018. Rod has been an inclusive, committed member of the PLA steering committee throughout this time and he is going to be greatly missed. In this webinar, Rod discusses what he has found so […]

10 Mar 2021 | Uncategorised

Roundtable Discussion on the In-Cell Curriculum

Roundtable Discussion on the In-Cell Curriculum With face-to-face education on hold, or extremely limited in most prisons across England and Wales, in-cell education is likely to be the reality for the coming months. In December 2020, PLA members generously gave their time and shared their experiences of in-cell learning during COVID-19. We are grateful to […]

23 Feb 2021 | Events , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Prison education in Wales

In this webinar we were joined by Jessica Mugaseth, Lead for the Offenders’ Learning Policy at the Welsh Government, and Gemma McDowell, Operational Assurance Lead at HMPPS Wales. The Welsh Government is in close partnership with HMPPS Wales, so our guests regularly work together to support the provision of prison education.

23 Feb 2021 | Events , Good practice , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: New Futures Network

At this webinar, Duncan O’Leary, CEO of New Futures Network, talked about his work creating routes to employment for people for when they leave prison.

02 Feb 2021 | Events , Good practice , Training and Leadership , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Education at HMP Bronzefield

At our first webinar of 2021, Bronzefield teacher Linda McLoughlin talked about her work in the education department at HMP Bronzefield.

28 Jan 2021 | Events , Good practice , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Music in Prisons

Founder and CEO of Irene Taylor Trust Sara Lee talks about their work supporting people in prison to make music collaboratively.

15 Dec 2020 | Events , Good practice , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Lived Experience Leadership

Read about our webinar with Paula Harriott from Prison Reform Trust and Marie-Claire O’Brien from the New Leaf Network on Lived Experience Leadership.

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