Prison education latest

Latest news and information for prison education members.

  • 12 July 2021

    UCU has recently received extensive media coverage for the Novus UCU prisons dispute with many local newspapers picking up the story. Nationally a range of outlets…

  • 23 June 2021

    About 600 members in 49 prisons across England are out on strike again on 23 June in their long running health and safety dispute with employer Novus. This is the…

  • 7 June 2021

    Inside Time, the national newspaper for prisoners and detainees, has reported that the prison education system is 'failing learners and failing staff' during the…

  • 2 June 2021

    UCU Novus members will stage two further walkouts on 10 and 23 June in the ongoing dispute over Novus' failure to meaningfully engage with UCU over Covid-19 health…

  • 17 May 2021

    It's been a while since we issued an all-member prison education update so we have a jam-packed edition! Education select committee - prison education inquiry We…