Restorative Justice Council – Developing best practice through shared learning

on March 3, 2017

Unlike more traditional training events, this event offers participants the unique opportunity to set their own discussion agendas on the day. It’s a pro-active learning experience, with everyone encouraged to communicate on the issues that matter most. Attendees will work in a series of facilitated break-out groups, enabling them to shape their own learning through asking questions and answering these collectively. All that is required is an open mind, curiosity and a willingness to share.

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Nacro – Recruiting safely and fairly: Employing ex-offenders to capture talent

on March 16, 2017

More than 20% of the UK’s working population have a criminal record. The vast majority of these people come from varied backgrounds with a wide range of skills and experience, but many face barriers to obtaining employment despite putting their past behind them.

The event will open with a ‘Recruiting safely and fairly’ workshop delivered by Nacro, Eversheds and ACAS, followed by talks from a range of key stakeholders and industry experts, and a question and answer panel session. Lunch and informal networking with other key senior business professionals will follow.

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Pact – Sir Harold Hood Memorial Lecture & Symposium 2017

on March 17, 2017

Pact is once again delighted to hold a free public lecture in celebration of the life of our former Vice-President, the late Sir Harold Hood.

This year, our special guest lecturer will be Dr Galena Rhoades, one of the world’s pre-eminent academic experts on what works in relationship education. In addition to the lecture, we are delighted to announce that the meeting will be opened by Bishop Richard Moth, RC Liaison Bishop to prisons. Other special guest contributors include leading Criminologist Professor Shadd Maruna and former CEO of Time for Families, Simon Pellew OBE.

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Prisoners’ Education Trust – Academic Symposium 2017

on March 31, 2017

Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET) is pleased to announce our annual Academic Symposium, kindly hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London.

This day will combine the launch of two networks intending to bring together the work of universities and prisons that we have been developing in recent months; PUPiL and PLAN.

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