The European Prison Education Assoication has approached Ministries of Justice in Europe to support them in any possible way to deliver education activity from a safe distance in penitentiary facilities. Quotation from the letter: The EPEA is truly convinced that … Read More
There are many examples of mathematical breakthroughs achieved in prison. Maybe the most famous is from the French mathematician Andre Weil, who came up with his hugely influential conjectures while in a military prison in Rouen, France. Another mathematical giant, … Read More
The webinars will have the theme: Sharing Experiences in times of Corona Thu, May 28, 2020 at 8:00 PM–9:00 PM (CEST) Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/604578989 You can also dial in using your phone.Access Code: 604-578-989 … Read More
The webinars will have the theme: Sharing Experiences in times of Corona Thu, May 14, 2020 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (CEST) Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. [… Link removed…] From your phone. Dial up … Read More
The CPT report from their visit in May 2019 at Juvenile detention: The situation had become increasingly insecure over recent years, and this reflected a general increase of violence recorded throughout the youth estate between 2016 and 2019. Assaults both … Read More
The European Prison Regime Forum will take place in autumn/winter 2020 (exact date & location TBD).For over 20 years, the European Prison Regime Forum has brought together practitioners, NGOs and academics to speak about prison work. The traditional focus on … Read More
The webinars will have the theme: Sharing stories on prison education:What have you learned lately? This is an open free meeting of sharing ideas and concepts about prison education. Bring a good drink (coffee, thea, wine, beer or cocktail) and … Read More
A message from EPEA
Welcome to the website of the European Prison Education Association.
The EPEA is an organisation made up of prison educators, administrators, governors, researchers and other professionals, whose interests lie in promoting and developing education and related activities in prisons throughout Europe in accordance with the recommendations of the Council of Europe.
The EPEA is recognised by the Council of Europe as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). It is commited to working with prison administrations in Europe to further its aims, but is totally free-standing and independent.
The EPEA has established itself as the European voice for prison education drawing its membership from over 40 countries. Acknowledgment of its strength and importance lies in its recognition as an official Non-Government Organisation (NGO) with participatory status at the Council of Europe (COE), and it has been honoured further by its recent election to the Liaison Committee of NGOs with full voting rights.
Advocacy, Policy Formation, Professional Development of Prison Teachers, Networking and Research.