Better learning outcomes for young people and young adults in custody

Prisoners’ Education Trust has publish ‘Great Expectations: towards better learning outcomes for young people and young adults in custody’. The report looks at the educational opportunities for young people in custody. It makes ten recommendations, starting from the premise that custody should be a last resort and that further reductions to both young people and young adults in custody need to be a clear policy goal. However, once in custody, despite some reported improvements in resettlement support and hours spent in education for young people, much more could still be done to develop a culture of learning and aspiration.

Click here to download the report