Young Governors

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Every year, the Prison Service takes graduates onto its fast track governor training scheme. They could be governing by the age of 24. Clare English gets unique access to the training regime and asks whether the recruits have the life skills to take on this enormous responsibility.

1/3. Following prospective governors through the selection process and initial training. One recruit has wanted to govern a prison since she was 11. As they learn how to disarm violent prisoners and resist psychological manipulation, they outline their fears and aspirations for their new careers.