Basic education in prison BiSt – for the first time in a Swiss remand prison [EN/GE]
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English Just six years ago, Pfäffikon remand prison in the canton of Zurich was reprimanded by the National Commission for the Prevention of Torture NKVF for having too many prisoners locked in their cells for 23 hours a day. The … Read More

Studieren im Gefängnis – Kleine Freiheit im Knast
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Source: Der Spiegel Studierende in Haft sind eine kleine Minderheit. Im Gefängnis lernen sie allein, ohne Austausch mit Kommilitonen, ohne Internet. Ein Projekt in Berlin will das ändern, doch die Hindernisse sind groß. Während die Welt im Ausnahmemodus läuft, ist … Read More

Teacher in prison? Many new teachers are completely unaware of the option! (EN/GE)
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March 2017, Süddeutche Zeiting In April 1982 Klaus-Dieter Vogel had his first working day in prison. “I have never regretted the decision to take this career path – but I never planned this path,” he says. When the Berlin-Moabit prison … Read More

Two-day meeting of teachers of prison education in Switzerland (EN/GE)
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Weitere Artikel in Deutsch After seven months, teachers of the Swiss Institute for Education in Prison (SIEP) were able to meet for the first time again. It was a great pleasure to see the colleagues in person again. A sign … Read More

Prison education in Switzerland back to near normal (EN/GE)
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Prison education in Switzerland back to near normal (English Version) In a federally organized country like Switzerland, there are different ways and solutions how to deal with challenges. Since the penal system is a task for the cantons, the Corona … Read More

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