A Day in the Life of a Correctional Educator

Keogh, Lyndsay
March 2003
Journal of Correctional Education;Mar2003, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
Prison education has grown greatly in recent decades, achieving a substantial presence in all prisons and engaging more than half of all prisoners voluntarily in classes. The main objectives of the prison education service are to provide a high quality, flexible education program which will help offenders to cope with their sentences and to prepare them for release. It also offers them the opportunity to discover and develop new potential within themselves. Such personal development has special urgency in a prison context since the great majority of skill, those in prison have had limited education opportunities in the past.


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