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

Education behind Belgian bars – VOCVO
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Vocvo is hosting the international training week ‘Education behind Belgian bars’ for teachers, education coordinators and other interested stakeholders in prison education from​ April 24th –​ April 28th in Mechelen,​ Belgium. This training will provide an idea of how prison … Read More

An Update from Nina Champion
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  Western Region Representative I have really enjoyed my first year as EPEA representative for the Western Region. Thank you for all your support. I was delighted to meet members from Ireland recently when I spoke at the Irish Prison … Read More

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