Research and analysis

Evaluation of prisoner learning: initial impacts and delivery

The Offender Learning and Skills Service provides education and training to offenders in custody, with the aim of helping them gain skills and qualifications to get employment on release.

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Evaluation of prisoner learning: initial impacts and delivery

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The aim of the research was a process and impact evaluation of prisoner education. Looking specifically at the impacts on post-release reoffending, employment, benefit dependency and learning outcomes amongst Offender Learning and Skills Service learners in phases 3 and 4 (OLASS3 and OLASS4), as well as changes made to service delivery under OLASS4 (which started in August 2012).

Published 24 May 2018