TITLE

Report from the European Prison Education Association

AUTHOR(S)
Behan, Cormac
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2008, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the European Prison Education Association (EPEA). The EPEA is an organization for prison educators, administrators, governors, researchers and other professionals whose interest lie in promoting education and related activities in correctional institutions throughout Europe. The EPEA has aimed to back and help professional development of those involve in prison education and support research in the field of education in prisons. In addition, the EPEA has already more than 900 members and it organizes major international symposium on correctional education every two years.
ACCESSION #
33064401

 

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