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Library orderly

03 Feb 2020 | Distance learning , PET news | Distance Learning

2019’s top ten distance learning courses revealed

In 2019 we helped people in prison start just over 1,700 courses. Discover last year’s movers and shakers as we reveal the ten most popular choices.

Person studying in prison

02 Oct 2019 | Governance , PET news | Press release

Prisoners’ Education Trust appoints five new trustees

Prisoners’ Education Trust has appointed five new trustees, including a charity campaigner, a former Ministry of Justice senior official, and the 2019 FE Leader of the Year.

Welcome to our new website

25 Apr 2019 | 30th birthday , Fundraising , PET news | Distance Learning

Welcome to our new website

Our new site is clearer, quicker and more accessible – a hub for supporters, prison staff, and alumni alike.

Prisoner with PET brochure

26 Feb 2019 | Distance learning , PET news | Distance Learning

Most popular courses revealed

Read a rundown of 2018’s ten most popular courses and hear from some of our learners.

19 Dec 2018 | PET news | Blogs

“Thank you for your brilliant support”

In this blog, our Head of Fundraising Cassie rounds up a terrific year of fundraising challenges and campaigns and makes clear just how important your support is.

06 Dec 2018 | Governance , PET news | Trustees

An interview with PET’s new and outgoing chairs

Elisabeth Davies has been named as the new Chair of Prisoners’ Education Trust, taking over the position from Alexandra Marks CBE. In this interview, the new and outgoing Chairs discuss the successes of the last six years and what the future holds for the charity.

27 Mar 2018 | PET news | Uncategorised

Lady Elizabeth Andrew OBE, 1935 – 2018

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Lady Elizabeth Andrew, founding member and patron of Prisoners’ Education Trust, who passed away on 13 January 2018, leaving an extraordinary legacy to for PET.

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