First ever Scottish Universities Prisons Network Conference
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From the Western Region – June 2019 ‘Has do-gooding done any good?’ This was from the thought-provoking keynote speech by Paula Harriott at the first ever Scottish Universities-Prisons Network conference held in Edinburgh at the end of March. The conference … Read More

Changing Landscapes – Prison Education Consortium Netherlands
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With the project “Changing Landscapes”, the Prison Education Consortium Netherlands wants to ensure that prisoners get the best possible education, which will guide them onto the right pathways. The consortium consists of eight organizations, the EPEA-NL (European Prison Education Association- … Read More

PEC-NL’s Changing Landscapes mentioned as good example
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November 2018 – the Netherlands The Prison Education Consortium Netherlands (PEC-NL) has submitted an (Erasmus+  ed.note) application as a consortium themed: Changing Landscapes. The organizations are all concerned with education for people who are facing a form of sanction execution … Read More

IPEA at FÉILTE 2018
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FÉILTE – 5th &  6th October 2018, Mary Immaculate College, Co. Limerick, Ireland Background: FÉILTE is the Irish Teaching Council’s annual Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence, which celebrates the wonderful work that teachers do every day in … Read More

Report on Open Justice PLE Prison Projects 2018
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November 2018 – The Open University, United Kingdom The Justice in Action module at the Open University forms part of the Law degree and is available to OU students as one of the final modules of their degree. It is … 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

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