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06 Jul 2020 | Digital Technology

Guest Post: The Value of Technology Training in Prisons with Code4000

Code4000 teaches coding skills to people in prison, helping people with convictions to find employment upon release whilst also helping to fill the nationwide shortage in coding and technology-related skills. In this blog, Code4000’s CEO Rod Anderson talks about the impact of their workshops, as well as some of the challenges they come across in delivering their work.

25 Mar 2020 | Digital Technology , Prison Education News

Digital Technology in Prisons is More Urgent Now than Ever

The Prisoner Learning Alliance has been campaigning for greater access to digital technology since we began. When faced with potential staff shortages and longer lock-up, the case for greater access to in-cell technology comes into its own.

14 Feb 2019 | Digital Technology , Guest Blog Posts

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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