Education contracts

The Future of Prison Education Contracts: Delivering Better Outcomes

The PLA's latest briefing offers practical policy solutions to reduce crime by making some key improvements to the prison education contracts. It calls on on the Secretaries of State for Justice, Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP, and for Business and Skills, Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP to extend the current Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) contracts for a further year, to avoid the cost and disruption of re-procurement but, to make some important changes in the process.

Read the briefing: The Future of Prison Education Contracts: Delivering Better Outcomes outlines eight solutions which, with greater flexibility within the contracts, could enable prisons to achieve better rehabilitative outcomes or the press release.