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

Citizenship, participation and learner voice in prison
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Are you doing any work in these areas in your prison? If so, are you interested in joining a KA2 funding application for Erasmus + to research this further and produce an international toolkit of good practice? Please contact Western … Read More

Irish Red Cross Prison Programme
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Good prison health involves empowering prisoners “It’s given me hope for the future – something I’ve never had. I can be a good father, parent and member of the community and get a good job. I don’t see myself as … Read More

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