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Reese, Renford – International Review of Education, 2019
This article briefly compares the prison system in the United States with progressive correctional systems in the world, before pivoting to discuss the lessons learned from the author's development of the Prison Education Project (PEP). PEP has expanded educational opportunities for inmates in 12 Californian correctional facilities. With the…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Correctional Institutions
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Whalen, Sudie; Swain, Shannon; Fedele-McLeod, Mariann; Thacher, Marian – COABE Journal: The Resource for Adult Education, 2019
In 2016, the Office of Correctional Education in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation embarked on a process of implementing professional learning communities (PLCs) in all 35 California state prisons. The American Institutes for Research provided professional development and consulting on the PLC process. Through working to…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Communities of Practice, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Antoine-Morse, Kristen – COABE Journal: The Resource for Adult Education, 2019
This article summarizes the results and conclusions of a study conducted in 2017 in which Kristen Antoine-Morse examined the lived experiences of four men incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) near St. Francisville, Louisiana, (referred to in this article as LSP or Angola) and one returning citizen who was previously…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Males, Postsecondary Education
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Green, Rachelle Renee – Religious Education, 2020
This essay offers a glimpse into what is possible when religious educators traverse the walls of the justice system and work with students-incarcerated to curate spaces of hope, grace, and transformation in prison. Herein I present both a dream and a challenge to the future of religious education to live into a life-saving mission to offer the…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Resilience (Psychology)
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Morrison, Katrina – Work Based Learning e-Journal International, 2019
This paper discusses the role of reflective practice within the training for Scottish Prison Service (SPS) officers and managers, delivered by the Scottish Prison Service College. This paper does not claim to promote best practice in Work Based Learning (WBL) and reflective practice, but rather explores opportunities for this important practice to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correctional Institutions, Labor Force Development, Job Skills
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Larson, Doran – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter describes methods for funding community programs in prison in the context of national and international political economy of mass incarceration.
Descriptors: Community Programs, Financial Support, Political Issues, Economic Factors
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Sivakumar, Vineetha – Sociological Methods & Research, 2021
This article is developed from the contents from one of the chapters the researcher has written as part of her PhD thesis. It discusses various methodological challenges the researcher had to face during the phase of data collection in the prisons of Kerala, India, and the strategies adopted to overcome these challenges. This article is intended…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Research Methodology, Data Collection, Qualitative Research
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Mertanen, Katariina; Brunila, Kristiina – Education Inquiry, 2018
Prison education is seen in both criminal and education policies as a way of assimilating inmates 'back into society'. In spite of the policy emphasis on education, the practices in prison education vary from prison to prison. The stated aim of prison education in EU and in Finnish national level policies is to teach inmates the skills and…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Foreign Countries
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Ioannidou, Elena; Kiourti, Elisavet; Christofidou, Christina – Research Papers in Education, 2019
The current paper presents data from a social literacy programme implemented in the prison school in Cyprus for 18 months. The programme was theoretically informed by critical literacy, genre pedagogy, multimodality and non-formal education and it aimed to opt away from skill-based, autonomous and corrective models of literacy education that are…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education
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Wolcott, Jennifer Mdurvwa – Texas Education Review, 2018
This paper examines the ways in which people of color are systematically disadvantaged by the criminal justice system in the United States and questions who the true beneficiary of prison reform is. I review specific economic and educational policies that have contributed to this disenfranchisement, such as the School-to-Prison Pipeline, and…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Minority Groups, Disadvantaged, Social Action
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Muro, Pilar; Enjuanes, Jordi; Morata, Txus; Palasí, Eva – Health Education Journal, 2016
Aim: The aim of this study was to analyse experiences of a health promotion intervention implemented by the Therapeutic and Educational Unit at Villabona prison in Spain, which aimed to create drug-free spaces as part of a model of social rehabilitation. Design: As part of a larger participatory evaluation study concerning the efficacy of…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Interviews
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2020
Providing free access to relevant resources is crucial for prisoners' personal development, well-being and, ultimately, rehabilitation. By offering a variety of reading and learning materials, from easy to expert levels and in various languages, prison libraries provide lifelong learning opportunities, thereby improving inmates' chances of…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Special Libraries, Library Role
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Hartley, Jenny – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2020
This article describes some of the methodology, practice and effect of reading groups run by Prison Reading Groups (PRG), which currently operates in 60 prisons across the UK, and is supported by the charity Give A Book. Groups choose what they want to read together and how they will read it. Reading aloud can aid literacy as well as being a force…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Literacy, Recreational Reading, Cooperation
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Papaioannou, Vasiliki; Anagnou, Evaggelos – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2020
With the establishment of Second Chance Schools (SCS) inside Greek prisons, a more systematic and integrated effort was made for the overall development of trainees. Many studies have been conducted regarding the work that SCS provide. For this reason, a systematic review of the relevant bibliography and a compilation of the findings of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Program Effectiveness
Steurer, Stephen J. – ETS Center for Research on Human Capital and Education, 2020
Using data from two of the most recognized studies on the incarcerated population, the "U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults" and a comprehensive evaluation by the RAND Corporation for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, as well as insights from interviews with leading experts in the U.S. penal system and his own observations made over…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Role of Education
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