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Education for offenders - aspirational and engaging education for all

9:30 am, 08 July 2016

prison education

CECJS annual international conference supported by Sir John Cass's Foundation.

Event Information

Open to

All

Organiser

Centre for Education in the Criminal Justice System (CECJS)

Location

Elvin Hall
UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL
United Kingdom

Our annual international conference was held this year on 8 July.

We had an exciting array of speakers, including Nick Hardwick (Royal Holloway), Annet Bakker (European Prison Education Association), David Lammy MP, Cormac Behan (Sheffield University), Alan Smith (writer) and David McGuire.

Proceedings were opened by Professor Becky Francis, UCL Institute of Education's new Director and Helen Meixner from the Sir John Cass's Foundation.

Video of conference introductions and main speakers:

Presentations from main speakers:

There were also ten workshops held during the day:

  • Art, Creativity and the road to rehabilitation - Clare Brunner and Ruth Williams (Watts Gallery)
  • CPD for prisons - Jane Hurry and Lynne Rogers (CECJS)
  • Transforming Rehabilitation - Alex Arblaster (Ingeus)
  • Film making from scratch: an insight into the life experiences of people who have offended - Maria Karazanou and John Vorhaus