Research and analysis

Using radio prison to improve employability and communication skills

This publication was withdrawn on 26 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how HMP & YOI Styal uses prison radio to raise confidence.



Prisoners at HMP & YOI Styal acquire radio broadcasting knowledge, skills and accreditation that provide an excellent foundation for further training or employment. They also develop a range of transferable skills and improve their self-confidence, self-assurance and personal effectiveness.