Category: Prisons

Prisoner has taught almost 100 fellow inmates to read

A prisoner is bringing hope of a better life to fellow inmates by helping them learn to read and write. In the three years and six months that Mick Greenberry, 56, has been at Lewes Prison he has taught 96 inmates

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An affordable solution to prisoner illiteracy

Article published in the Longford Magazine. Toe by Toe was featured in the Longford Magazine in an article about prisoner literacy, or lack of it. The Shannon Trust works with literate prisoners to become reading coaches, using the Toe by

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Turning over a new leaf

Article published by The Telegraph Magazine. Article is about the pioneering scheme used in prisons, through which inmates teach fellow inmates to read – see below. 􏰓􏰕

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The Secret Millionaire in prison payouts

A millionaire businessman gave away thousands of pounds of his own money when he visited a young offenders institution in South Staffordshire as part of a TV documentary. Computer entrepreneur Piers Linney also offered to personally “mentor” one inmate at

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Success in prisons using Toe by Toe

The Shannon Trust works with literate prisoners to become reading coaches, using the Toe by Toe manual as an affordable solution to prisoner illiteracy. One such prisoner, Mick Greenberry, was given an award by the Trust for teaching 96 fellow

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