KCC key learning and skills provider for London Prisons

HMP Pentonville and HMP Holloway

Kensington and Chelsea College announces that they have been confirmed as preferred provider, subject to contract, for the London North unit of the Offender Learning and Skills Service Phase 3. From 1st October 2009, Kensington and Chelsea College will become the key learning and skills provider at HMPs Holloway and Pentonville and continue to provide at the Belmarsh cluster.

Kensington and Chelsea College already deliver learning and skills at: HMPs Brixton, Belmarsh, Latchmere House, Wandsworth, Wormwood Scrubs, and HM/YOI Feltham. These latest additions will mean that Kensington and Chelsea College, with key partners, becomes the pan London learning and skills provider for all prisons.

Kensington and Chelsea College’s Principal, Mike Jutsum, comments on the news:

I am delighted with the decision made by the Learning and Skills Council and I am proud that Kensington and Chelsea College will be delivering the key learning taking place at Prisons and related community action across London. These new additions to our already successful provision, will enable us to further support learners to become more employable, more confident and better empowered to improve their future. That in turn will be to the benefit of all Londoners.”