Unlocking potential: a review of education in prison [Coates review]

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Author: Coates, Sally


This is the report of a review on the system of education provision in public sector prisons in England and recommendations for change. These recommendations relate to: (1) the current accountability framework for delivering education; (2) the capacity of the workforce; (3) the learning needs of different types of prisoners; (3) the ability of prisoners to access higher level learning; (5) the potential for information technology (IT) to support education; and (6) services available to support prisoners to get employment and/or continue their education on release. The report proposes...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Equity; Teaching and learning; Quality; Outcomes; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Prisoners; Access to education and training; Education and training needs; Correctional education and rehabilitation; Relevance of education and training; Learning support; Accountability; Transition from education and training to employment

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Ministry of Justice, 2016

Physical description: iii, 70 p.

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Resource type: Report

Rights: Crown copyright 2016. This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Call number: TD/TNC 124.1041

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