Report from the European Prison Education Association

Behan, Cormac
June 2009
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2009, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p96
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the reports from the European Prison Education Association (EPEA). It states that in Nordic Prison Education, public schools serve as the highest education in Nordic countries. It notes between 25 to 33 percent inmates of the said countries reported having difficulties with reading and writing. It stresses that computers plays a big role in managing education in prison. On one hand, New Council of Europe Representative for the EPEA has revised their European Prison Rules. It mentions prison policy basic principles. It adds that additional information concerning the European Prison Rules and Education in Prison can be seen at www.coe.int.


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