Transformative Nature of Education in Prison
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Job-shadow United Kingdom, Prisoners Education Trust As adults, we often see education as belonging to our past, something that we have completed. However, in prisons it is an important part of the rehabilitation program. However, the way education is organized … Read More

Family Links – An Initiative Project Offering Supports To Parents In Prison & Their Families
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Background: In 2013, following extensive consultation on models of best practice by the Irish Prison Service (IPS), a partnership was formed between CDI, the IPS and the Parents Plus Charity to design and deliver an initiative project offering supports to parents in … Read More

Japanese Braiding in an Irish Prison
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January and February of 2017 saw visiting artist Mary Timmons begin an art project in Cork Prison, Ireland. Mary worked alongside the craft teacher, Lorraine Higgins, to introduce the new skills of reverse applique and Japanese Braiding to the students. … Read More

Cell Block Science
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Cell Block Science is an innovative project bringing informal science learning into Scottish prisons through researcher visits. This project has been running for a year in partnership with SPS, who intend to continue and expand. These classes are interactive, led … Read More

March Newsletter
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To view the March 2017 Newsletter click here

The Prison Compendium
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Welcome to the Yard. It doesn’t matter if you’re on the inside, as an inmate, or a guard. Nor does it matter if you are on the outside, as a friend, or family member visiting a loved one who’s incarcerated. … Read More

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