Polmont Young Offenders Teaching the Teachers

Project: Non-funded project

Project Details


A group of young offenders on long term sentences took on the role of teachers for a class of PGDE students. The purpose of the project was to help new teachers hear the authentic voice of one group of young people in order to help them consider their own role in supporting marginalised pupils in school.

Key findings

Everyone gains from this kind of collaboration.
Effective start/end date18/09/1830/04/19


  • Young Offenders
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Initial Teacher Education


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