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Prisons and offender learning

UCU positions on public policies affecting prisons and offender learning.

Prisons strategy white paper 2022

UCU's response to the UK government's prisons strategy white paper.

Charter for prison education

UCU's vision for a stable and effectively resourced prison education system.

Unlocking potential: review of prison education

The government recently commissioned a review of prison education, which reported in May 2016. This short briefing summarises key recommendations in the final report and sets out UCU's main concerns.

The experiences of prison educators in England and Wales

A report for UCU by Professor Rosie Meek and Dr Gwen O'Connor at Royal Holloway University

Prisons education: evidence to Ofsted

UCU report summarising research findings which we submitted to the Ofsted review of prison education.

Prison education inquiry

Evidence to the UK Parliament's Education Committee 2021 prison education inquiry.