Prison Education & Offender Learning Locations
Novus offers learning, skills, support and opportunity to men, women and young people at over 50 locations across England and Wales, providing local knowledge with national experience.
We work in Adult Prisons in seven regions of England, grouped in accordance with the geographic division employed by the Ministry of Justice’s Prison Education Framework: Cumbria and Lancashire; Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire; London; Tees and Wear; West Midlands; Women’s Estate North and Yorkshire. We also work in three Private Prisons in Merseyside, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire and in Wales as part of our Novus Cambria and Novus Gower joint ventures.
Our Young People’s team work in two young offender institutions in the North and South of England.
We are part of LTE Group, the largest social enterprise in the country dedicated to learning, training and employment. Our Head Office is based at our Group headquarters in Greater Manchester and includes our national leadership, governance bodies and Group operational services. Working together they oversee our national strategy, brand, business planning, investments and priorities. This structure is aligned with the needs of our service commissioners, allowing us to deliver a local service with the efficiencies and resources of a national provider.