ERIC Number: EJ943845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 0
"Peter, You Are a Writer"
Adults Learning, v23 n1 p12-13 Aut 2011
In prison, a man has the opportunity to learn something that is lacking in the world outside: respect. He respects those who respect him, because he has learned the value of respect. Another important opportunity is the chance to get on the education ladder and to earn some self-respect. The author was assessed as "illiterate" when he was jailed aged 45. In this article, he explains how prison education helped him overcome his fear of learning and become a writer.
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Adult Basic Education, Access to Education, Authors, Writing Skills, Adult Literacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A