Outstanding contribution to education in prison: the awards

Recognising those across the prison estate who have gone the extra mile 

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Prisoner Learning Alliance awards. Photo Laurynas Taunys

The second annual Prisoner Learning Alliance awards recognises teachers, officers, librarians, peer mentors and others within the prison estate who have made outstanding contributions to their prisons and the education of the people within them.

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Prisons in the press – 30 Sept 2016

Easier to get drugs than clothes or bedding in English prison

Source: Chris Grey on Flickr

Source: Chris Grey on Flickr

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Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news.

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HMP Bedford condemned in latest Chief Inspector of Prisons report

Easier for prisoners to get drugs than clothes and bed sheets in Bedford Prison

Category B HMP Bedford Prison. Image: LawPages

Category B and resettlement HMP Bedford Prison. Image: LawPages

HMP Bedford condemned for rising rates of suicide, violence and “easy access” to illegal drugs in latest Chief Inspector of Prisons report

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Prisons in Parliament

Greater autonomy for prison governors needed says minister

Education to tackle reoffending. Source: Alamosbasement

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here. 

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What’s in store for Wandsworth?

Tattoo Parlour for prison: Governor outlines radical reform agenda

 

Wandsworth prison in London

Source: Maureen Barlin on Flickr

Ian Bickers has an unusual amount of autonomy for a prison Governor. Here’s how he intends to use it.

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Prisons in the press – 23 September

Prison violence at a “wholly unacceptable level” and the fashion labels that are reforming lives

Image: Ryan Carver

A UK organisation selling embroidery is transforming rehabilitation. Image: Ryan Carver

Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news.

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Prisons in Parliament – 19 September

‘Terrible’ safety in prison comes under fire

Bob Neill MP Bromley and Chislehurst

Disappointed: Bob Neill MP. Photograph: Department for Communities and Local Government

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? And by whom? Get it all here. 

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