International footballtournament in Dordrecht prison (NL) with many former prof. football-players
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The Dordrecht Prison in the Netherlands has been alive with international football-energy. Apart from Dutch teams, teams from Belgium, Germany and Ireland tried to win this third edition of Euro Football. The teams consist of (ex-) prisoners, (ex-)prof. football players, … Read More

Turning 180 Degrees:
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The Potential of Prison University Partnerships to Transform Learners into Leaders A report for the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Year 2017 Nina Champion, April 2018 To read Nina’s report click here.

Job shadowing in the Netherlands
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Purpose of the visits.   Provide interviews in HMP Shorts (STIR magazine) and HMP Greenock (Peter Patter). Speak with detainees in both prisons. Talk to the staff in both prisons. Presentation in HMP Shorts and HMP Greenock. Provide a workshop … Read More

A Nordic Expedition in Prison Education: Monica Giblin & Catherine Byrne
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The idea started over a coffee one summer afternoon in the Phoenix Park when Catherine and I decided that we needed to learn more about prison education abroad. And Sweden was our choice. Catherine was in touch with Linda Ahl … Read More

Multiplier Event
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Transnational Peer Review for Quality Assurance VNFIL Extended Dates (TBC): 4 or 5 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium Duration: half a day (might be held during the two-day European Conference on Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning) Cost: free The aim … Read More

New Enterprise Initiatives in Irish Prison Education
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Late 2017 there were pilot enterprise education courses run in Midlands & Portlaoise Prisons, Portlaoise, Ireland. These courses were run in partnership with Local Enterprise Office in Laois & the Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board and with the … Read More