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 everyone who joined us and contributed […]
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.
In our evidence, we highlight the educational needs of the prison population and how stronger links with community-based adult education would be beneficial for everyone. We believe that prison education should be looked at in the broader context of adult education and lifelong learning.