ERIC Number: ED423442
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Prison Education Diaries. A Collection of Poems, Essays and Extracts from Daily Journals by Prisoners, in Their Own Words, about Their Learning Experiences whilst in Prison.
National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).; HM Prison Service, London (England).
This collection of 35 poems, essays, and extracts from daily journals offers insight into the thoughts and experiences of prison education and prison life from the prisoner's perspective. The contributions come from men and women prisoners and young offenders from various ethnic backgrounds from 14 prisons; they demonstrate just how much can be achieved in prisons. Titles are as follows: Reflections of Society; An Easy Option Full of Skivers; Anyway What Did I Want with a Computer; A Lesson from a Fool; The Light of Education; A Silly Old Buffer; My First Week in Education; The Turning Point of My Sentence; An Oasis of Serenity; "Three Paragraphs" I; "Three Paragraphs" II; "Three Paragraphs" III; "Three Paragraphs" IV; "Three Paragraphs" V; This Week My Challenge Was Won; A Complete New Outlook; What's Education For?; The Mind and the Body Link; "Seven Lonely Days"; Encouraged, Not Pushed; An Education; Daft to Waste All the Knowledge I Have Collected, Isn't It?; Literary Terms; Education; Adult Learning; I've Mastered Percentages; 15 Miles to Maidstone; Diary; Words and Birds; My Work Diary; A Week of Learning; We Get Nearer to Our Goal; Still So Much to Read; I Won't Be Back; and Becoming a Fully Fledged Listener. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Correctional Education, Correctional Rehabilitation, Criminals, Diaries, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Personal Narratives, Prisoners
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (free).
Publication Type: Books; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).; HM Prison Service, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)