Transforming Prison Education: The NCG Vision

In early 2018, the tendering round for the new Prison Education Framework will commence. NCG believes this provides the opportunity to transform the provision of education in custody.

Dame Sally Coates’ review of education in prisons and the Government’s Reform programme mean these contracts represent a key opportunity to improve the provision of education in prisons. Our ambition is to be at the heart of this transformation. We have the vision, passion and expertise to change the way that people learn in custody.

Our vision for prison education is built around three key pillars:

Learning needs to be tailored to the needs of each individual to truly make an impact.

Learning needs to be clearly linked to real word outcomes to be truly motivational.

Learning needs to focus on character as much as curriculum to achieve long-term behaviour change and lasting social impact.

The combined skills, experience and resources of our training providers and FE colleges have enabled us to develop a new and innovative approach to prison learning.

Our record of successfully working with the hardest to engage learners, improving life chances and getting people work ready evidences our ability to deliver.

As one of the largest education providers in the UK, we offer assurance of the highest quality teaching and learning.

We are seeking to work with innovative, high performing and quality driven partners with experience of the criminal justice system. Together we can achieve real change and improve the life chances of offenders. If you deliver outstanding results, or innovative learning opportunities in a custodial setting or for similar client groups, we want to hear from you.

For an initial conversation, please contact Alex Ross, Bid Director for Prison Education Framework.