Explore our policy recommendations for breaking down language barriers
in schools, adult education, and the criminal justice system.
Research is an integral part of the Foundation’s work in criminal justice, it guides the direction of the Foundation’s work and resources and it builds the evidence base for policy and practice recommendations and system change.
In March 2022 the Foundation launched Language Barriers in the Criminal Justice System, a wide-reaching series looking at the impacts of language barriers in all parts of the criminal justice system (CJS) and providing tools for change.
The Criminal Justice Programme seeks to break down the language barrier to accessing justice and rehabilitation for individuals in contact with the criminal justice system for whom English is an Additional Language.