Calypsos Multiplier Event: Support for social Inclusion, Specific Needs and Improvement of basic skills for prisoners in Europe
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November 2018 – Western region On 30th October 2018 the intellectual outputs of project Calypsos were presented in Brussels, at the European Committee of the Regions (Cor). The project, which supports social inclusion, specific needs and the improvement of basic … Read More

Writing the history of Prison Education
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November 2018 – Copenhagen Four of EPEA’s legends recently met in Copenhagen to strategize the writing of the history of prison education. As we all know, the first real EPEA Steering Committee was formed after the acceptance of the constitution … Read More

Numbers & figures of prison education in Italy
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November 2018 – Italy Prison treatment and the role of education The main aim of prison school in Italy is to teach literacy:  where in 1958, at the time of the establishment of the Prison Schools, it was almost exclusively … Read More

The Albanian Education Prison System
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November 2018 – Albania The reformation of the Albanian prison system began after the communist regime collapsed. Focussing in on reforming the prison system, there was: – An establishment of new institutions and improvement of treatment conditions. Over the last … Read More

Scottish prison service’ commitment to creativity
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November 2018 – United Kingdom When the new Learning & Skills Strategy for Scottish prisons was launched in 2016, Jim King, Deputy Director of the Scottish Prison Service, decided to abandon the ubiquitous focus on low level literacy and employability … Read More

Cooperation between EPEA and EAEA strengthened
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The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) held it’s AGM (Annual General Meeting) in Tallinn earlier this month. In the Steering Committee meeting in Porto earlier this year the SC had decided that we needed to strengthen our … Read More

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