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16 Jan 2020 | Digital Technology

DPS maximum contract length increased to two years

The Ministry of Justice have extended the maximum length of Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) contracts to two years, a move called for by the Prisoner Learning Alliance (PLA).

13 Dec 2019 | Digital Technology

One year on – what’s happening with the DPS?

The Dynamic Purchasing System launched over a year ago. In this blog post, we take a look at the DPS on year on, and how prisons are using DPS and which areas are being funded.

PLA Awards

25 Sep 2019 | PLA Awards

PLA Award winners announced

On 3 September the PLA held its annual awards at the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. The awards celebrate the staff and mentors making a real difference in prison education.

Man on prison wing

21 Aug 2019 | Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring the DPS

The DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System) is the process individual prisons use to buy education services.  How is it working? The Prisoner Learning Alliance has been working with Clinks to find out.

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