Inside Learning: Talking Prison Education
Prison education matters. It helps prisoners develop the skills they need to get a job, break the cycle of reoffending and turn their lives around. Join experts from Novus and influencers from across the offender learning sector as we explore cutting edge prison education pedagogy, policy and practice. Hosted by Steve Exley.
Arts and enrichment – and why they add value and impact to prison educationWhen discussing reducing reoffending and supporting prisoners into work, the important role played by the arts in prisons rarely gets a mention. But this often-overlooked area can offer a valuable means of enabling prisoners to engage with education,…
Tackling the prison recruitment crisis, with Natasha Porter and Annick PlattIn the current labour market, recruitment is difficult. Vacancies have started to drop after the post-pandemic job boom, but employers are still struggling to hire. Employment rates have, at best, flatlined since last summer. The justice sector is on…
Routes into the hospitality industry, with Fred Sirieix, Simon Sheehan and Peter BrammallFred Sirieix may be best known as host of TV shows such as First Dates, but his real passion is for prison education. He founded The Right Course charity to create realistic, industry-standard restaurants in prisons to support offenders in pursuing a…
Building a Prison Education Service for the 21st centuryPrison education changes lives, but doesn’t always get the profile or political attention it deserves. In the first episode of this new podcast, recorded at the Moving On Conference 2022, host Steve Exley speaks to big names across the sector about..…