Criminal Justice Programme

The Bell Foundation's 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

Criminal Justice Programme

Removing the language barrier to rehabilitation

About the Programme

The Criminal Justice Programme is focused on breaking down the language barrier to accessing justice and rehabilitation for individuals for whom English is an additional language in contact with the English Criminal Justice System.

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Partnerships

The Bell Foundation works in partnership to change policy and practice for individuals involved with the criminal justice system.

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Language for Change

Language for Change is a grant-making scheme launched by the Foundation in 2015.

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Supporting Victims

A grant scheme to fund organisations supporting victims of crime who have English as an additional language.

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Work with us

We currently have five major partnerships in place, but we are always interested to hear from those whose work strongly aligns with our objectives.

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ESOL Tutor Resource Pack

In partnership with the Learning & Work Institute, The Bell Foundation has published an ESOL Tutor Resource Pack to support tutors working in the secure estate and in community rehabilitation/probation settings.

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RESEARCH REPORTS

A Prison within a Prison

‘A Prison within a Prison’ is a short literature review by Dr Catherine Carroll, Dr Jane Hurry and Anita Wilson…
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Submission to the Coates Review

Following the Secretary of State’s recent announcement on the Coates Review of prison education, The Bell Foundation has submitted this…
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The Language Barrier to Rehabilitation

Dr Liz Hales, Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge has undertaken this short research project on…
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