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    Event explores the prisoner's learning journey

    All | Education | 29 Jun 2013

    Prisoners' Education Trust reports back from a Cass foundation funded event at the Institute of Education, on 28 June 2013, which raised questions about the purpose of training and education for people in prison and heard from PET alumnus Junior Smart.

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    Teaching in the gym at HMP Swaleside

    All | Sport | 15 May 2013

    After the release of PETโ€™s report, Fit for Release in summer 2012 PET visits HMP Swaleside where staff are using sports to 'hook' people into education.

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    Giving women with convictions a working chance

    Women | Employability | 20 Feb 2013

    To help our networks understand more about how to help ex-prisoners find work, Prisoners' Education Trust spoke with Jocelyn Hillman, founder and Chief Executive of Working Chance, a specialist recruitment consultancy for women with convictions. Read our interview.

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    Learner Voice and Learning Champions at HMP Elmley

    All | Learner voice | 6 Jan 2013

    Nina Champion, PET's Head of Policy, writes about HMP Elmley's Learning Champions, who have an inspiring motto: 'Help me, help you, help othersโ€™ after a visit to the prison.