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19/11/2020: Education committee launches prison learning inquiry

The government’s education committee has launched an inquiry into prison education including across the youth custody estate. The inquiry will examine to what . . . degree prisoners can access suitable education that meets their needs, how effective current arrangements are in ensuring prisoners continue in training and employment after their release and the impact of this on reoffending rates, the committee said.
Children and Young People Now

19/11/2020: Lords’ debate ramps up calls for outright ban of unregulated placements

Campaigners have reiterated calls for unregulated placements for all under-18s in care to be banned following a debate in the House of Lords. The calls came . . . folowing a debate over a report by the Children’s Commissioner for England, Unregulated: children in care living in semi-independent accommodation, in which Baroness Berridge, parliamentary under-secretary of state for education, appeared to dismiss the need for an outright ban.
Children and Young People Now

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