Discover the latest news from Shannon Trust and explore our views on recent changes to prison education.
In edition of One Page, Ian talks to one of our mentor coordinators about how volunteering with Shannon Trust has changed their life.
In our first edition of One Page for 2024, Ian writes about how learning can have a positive impact on everyone involved.
In the final edition of One Page for 2023, Ian writes about how learning to read helps people develop stronger connections with their loved ones.
Make your donations to Shannon Trust go twice as far this festive season by donating to The Big Give Christmas Challenge.
In November’s edition of One Page, Ian writes about how with the right tools, anyone can teach someone to learn to read.
Our Community Delivery Manager reflects on what we have learned from the Turning Pages Digital pilot.
To mark World Teachers’ Day, our CEO writes about why our peer to peer model works and what more could be done in prison and in the community.
Shannon Trust's CEO shares an overview of what his working days look like.
Scott shares an overview of what his day looks like as the Training Delivery and Content Manager at Shannon Trust.
Milly shares her experience of being the regional manager for the north east.
Emily shares an overview of what her day looks like as the Business Support Assistant for Shannon Trust.
As a prison facilitator, Dan shares what his day looks like and the enjoyment he gets out of his job.
As a volunteer for the south west, Andrew share his experience of the role so far.
In this back to school special of One Page, read more about how investing in peer-led literacy and numeracy programmes could impact economic productivity.
After the recent one year on report from Ofsted and HMIP into reading education in prisons, our CEO reflects on the past year at Shannon Trust.
In this month’s edition of One Page, our CEO talks about the great work he has witnessed so far in the prisons where Shannon Trust has dedicated prison facilitators.
Read the latest edition of One Page about how grant funding and individual donations means we can continue to running our programmes.
In response to the Chief Inspector of Prisons' latest blog post about reading in prisons, our CEO talks about how we have been taking our programmes to the next level.
Shannon Trust and PRA were among some incredible nominees and winners, picking up the silver award for their partnership.
Learning to read and do basic maths can open up the doors to many more opportunities. Read more about how our programmes are about building the right foundations.
This April, join Shannon Trust in virtually walking the 409 miles between HMP Dartmoor to HMP Northumberland
In the latest edition of One Page, our CEO talks about our progress so far with our 3 year organisational strategy.
Prison facilitator at HMP Onley writes about their experience working at the prison so far.
A key part of our programme, and perhaps the most more important thing, is that it’s peer led. Read more in the latest edition of One Page, written by our CEO.
We are sad to hear about the passing of Tom Shannon. It is because of him that Shannon Trust exists today.
By joining forces with other organisations, we have seen how much of a greater impact we can make to people in the criminal justice system.
In the latest edition of One Page, our CEO talks about how Shannon Trust wouldn't exist without our mentors.
In this month’s edition of One Page, Ian expands on how we’ve created an environment that encourages our staff to support one another and learn from things that go wrong.
We are working with Storybook Dads to reach more learners and help connect families through storytelling.
Innovation doesn’t necessarily have to mean creating something new. Sometimes it’s about investing in the things that already work.
What is the best way to execute a new strategy? In our CEO's latest blog post, Ian talks about the 4 disciplines that are helping us to achieve our goals.
Are you up for a challenge this August? Take on Challenge 57 and complete 57 miles your way.
In this month's edition of 'One page', our CEO talks about how building a new strategy was crucial for Shannon Trust's development.
Our CEO introduces his new monthly newsletter, where he will talk about the people he has met, and the things he has read or seen relating to Shannon Trust's vision.
The Script in Hand raised a fantastic £395 for Shannon Trust during the debut of their new historical play.
Throughout May, we're asking for your support with our Spring appeal.
Our CEO shares his thoughts on how learning to reading can also benefit our mentors.
In our CEO's latest blog post, he talks more about the joint report on reading education in prison.
Our CEO reacts to the new HMIP and Ofsted report on reading education in prisons.
Shannon Trust's CEO reviews the government's Levelling Up White Paper.
Over 50% of people in prison struggle with their reading. But did you know that 60% also struggle with numeracy? That’s why we’re introducing maths as part of our offer.
Learning to read improves job prospects, boosts well-being and builds self-esteem. It makes daily life easier. It helps create and nurture relationships.
Shannon Trust's CEO responds to Chief Inspector of prisons' recent blog post about prison violence.
Shannon Trust are delighted to announce an incredible donation from The Big ASK
Shannon Trust are delighted to announce a new, significant grant of £500,000 from The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust.
Members of the Shannon Trust team visited HMP Dartmoor to see newly trained mentors receive their certificates.
Shannon Trust shares their new 3-year organisational strategy