Free CPD opportunity for prison educators
The British Council and The Bell Foundation are organising a half-day continuing professional development conference for ESOL tutors, teachers and practitioners working in prison settings, as well as those involved in managing or leading provision of offender education across the UK.
Places are free-of-charge but limited, so booking as soon as possible is recommended: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/esol-offender-learning-conference-birmingham-uk-tickets-15550401670
Friday 13 March 2015, 12.00 – 18.30
The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP
- improve practice, through practical, hands-on workshops on topics relevant to the prison classroom.
- find out about the latest developments and research in the UK prison education sector.
- inform discussion topics and engage in current debate with a panel of experts on the ethos of education in prison.
- network with fellow professionals, create connections and share best practice.
See here for more about UCU’s work to support members working in offender learning: http://www.ucu.org.uk/prisons