22 avril 2019

Anders Breivik and the humanity of education in prison

The ConversationAnders Breivik ensured his place in history the day he shot dead 69 people on a small Norwegian Island, having earlier killed eight others with a bomb planted in government offices in Oslo. More...

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Inside out: why we need to bring students and prisoners together

The ConversationThe Inside-Out program has been conducted with 310 academics from over 120 universities in 37 US states and overseas, and more than 300 Inside Out courses have been held. More...

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21 avril 2019

A prison education saved me from a lifetime behind bars

The ConversationEducation played a massive part in my life both in and after prison, which is why I was pleased to hear it will be one of the key improvements in the prime minister’s prison reform agenda. More...

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Education behind bars: why university students are learning alongside prisoners

The ConversationWith reports of increasing violence and drug use, along with high levels of suicide and a lack of staff, prisons in the UK are currently seen to be in a state of crisis. More...

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20 avril 2019

Schatz Reintroduces Bill to Repeal Pell Ban

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senator Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, reintroduced legislation Tuesday that would repeal a quarter-century ban on access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students. More...

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05 avril 2019

Teaching in America’s prisons has taught me to believe in second chances

The ConversationIn 2007, I gave someone a second chance. I was in Danbury Federal Correctional Institution recruiting women for a new program for people returning from prison that I was running in New York City. More...

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01 février 2019

Réussir la réinsertion des détenus en situation d'illettrisme

Logo cap-métiersDe nombreux détenus ont suivi une scolarité chaotique. 76,2 % ne dépassent pas le niveau CAP.
22% échouent au test de lecture qui leur est proposé et 10 % sont considérés en situation d’illettrisme. Plus...

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28 janvier 2019

Report Shows Benefit of Prison Education

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality that examined the economic benefits of educating incarcerated people recommends lifting the ban on providing federal financial aid to inmates. More...

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20 janvier 2019

Norway should improve the situation for prisoners in solitary confinement

Conseil de l'EuropeToday the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on a visit to Norway carried out in spring 2018. During its visit, the CPT examined the situation of persons deprived of their liberty in police establishments, prisons, the Trandum immigration detention centre, a psychiatric hospital and a nursing home. More...

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06 janvier 2019

The Transformative Effects of Prison Education

HomeThe passing of legislation currently before Congress would have far-reaching benefits for individuals and communities too often overlooked, writes Michael G. Scales. More...

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