Research and analysis

Using horticulture to improve employability skills

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Ofsted good practice example showing how HMP & YOI Styal uses horticulture to improve personal, team-building, problem-solving and employability skills.

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HMP & YOI Styal uses a horticulture course to effectively engage women in an activity that improves the way they feel about themselves, increasing confidence and self-esteem. Women develop valuable additional skills such as team building and problem solving, thereby improving their employment prospects.