2015 Conference Programme

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Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 23.24.27EPEA Conference Programme

The conference will bring together prison educators, prison governors, justice officials, policy-makers, administrators, researchers and other professionals whose interests lie in promoting and developing education and vocational training in prisons throughout Europe. Its aim is to explore and discuss opportunities and strengths related to the field of education in prison and to tackle current challenges together.


The theme of the 2015 conference is ‘Unlocking innovation in education in prison’. The focus will be on new trends in prison education and on innovative practices that promote the development of education in prison (e.g. use of digital devices, involvement of prison staff in education/motivation, pedagogical or methodological innovation, etc.). The purpose is to connect people involved in the field and to share best practices, experiences and ideas.