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24 Jun 2020 | Digital Technology , Monitoring and Evaluation

PLA submits evidence to Education Select Committee

In May, the PLA submitted written evidence to the Education Select Committee on the impact of Covid-19 on education and children’s services. Read our full submission here.

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.

14 Feb 2019 | Digital Technology

Making the case for digital technology to the Minister for Prisons

In this blog, Ruth McFarlane, co-chair of the Digital Technology Task and Finish Group, talks about her recent meeting with the Minister for Prisons to discuss developing digital technology, together with the PLA chair and PLA Member Prisoners’ Education Trust.

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