Business Weekly: Coracle EdTech unlocks learning potential of 50 inmates
6th March 2023
Coracle provides secure Chromebooks which enable inmates to access its virtual learning environment without going online. Users are able to access a range of educational courses from basic skills to university degrees Coracle founder James Tweed, says: “Providing education inside a prison is always hard. Since we launched in 2017 we have had to overcome so many problems. “A lot of prisoners are poorly educated, many missed a lot of school. So persuading them education is in their best interests isn’t easy. We’ve had technical hurdles spanning cultural challenges, prisoner engagement and, of course, Covid-19. There have been some dark day, so the fact we are now in nearly half of the prison estate feels like a major achievement.” Read the feature on Business Weekly here.