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23 Oct 2020 | PLA Awards , PLA Events , Training and Leadership , Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Creative Writing in Prisons

Paul Dance is a Creative Writing teacher at HMP Littlehey, and a 2019 winner of a PLA Outstanding Teacher award. In this webinar, he speaks with Charlie Weinberg, Executive Director of Safe Ground.

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17 Sep 2020 | PLA Conference , PLA Events

The PLA 2020 Conference: Delivering Prison Education in Lockdown

This article explores ideas heard at the final panel of Prisoner Learning Alliance’s 2020 conference, bringing together different voices in prison education to discuss some of the challenges and innovations we might see in the future.

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18 Aug 2020 | PLA Conference , PLA Events

The PLA 2020 Conference: The Future of Prison Education

We are delighted to invite you to PLA’s upcoming, virtual half-day webinar on Tuesday 8th September, where we will explore what we want prison education to look like during this period of change and in the future. 

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06 Aug 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Jamie Grundy on Using Convictions as a USP

Jamie Grundy, trainer and educator in prison and higher education joins Rod Clark, Chief Executive of the Prisoner’s Education Trust to discuss using convictions as a USP when supporting individuals into employment and higher education.

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04 Aug 2020 | Inquiry Evidence Submissions

PLA Submits Evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

We believe that education is a human right to which all people are entitled, regardless of age or sociocultural background, which is why we recently submitted evidence on education in prison during lockdown.

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23 Jul 2020 | Wednesday Webinars

Wednesday Webinar: Reflections on Employment with Phil Martin

Phil Martin, founder of the Ex-Seed employment agency and ex-prisoner, speaks with Penny Parker, founder of prisoner employment charity Stand Out. Phil reflects back on his time in prison and setting up a prisoner’s careers service.

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