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What are the outcomes of training prisoners in ICT skills and media literacy skills?

07 February 2024, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm

Code on computer screen. Image: Shahadat Rahman via Unsplash

Join this event to hear Charis Xinaris and Maria Sikki discuss the SEMELI programme, which is a project supporting young offenders by introducing ICT and digital trainings into the prisons.

This event is free.

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UCL Centre for Education and Criminal Justice

The speakers will refer to the SEMELI programme and talk about the outcomes of training prisoners in ICT skills and media literacy skills.

The audience can gain valuable insight into the implementation and evaluation of a project that 'addresses the digital and media exclusion of young individuals, who are socially and geographically marginalised (namely young detainees).'

This online event will be particularly useful for researchers, policy makers, teachers, students interested education and criminology.

'Blue-Sky Thinking' Seminar Series on Education and Criminal Justice

The series aims to re-establish the Centre for Education and Criminal Justice as the knowledge exchange hub for practitioners, policymakers and researchers to collaborate on collecting, improving, and disseminating the best and most promising evidence and practice in the field and internationally. It gives researchers and practitioners a space to discuss the 'blue-sky thinking' in education and criminal justice that is much needed in the current system.

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About the Speakers

Dr Charis Xinaris

Associate Professor of Critical and Cultural Theory at European University Cyprus

Dr Maria Sikki

Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at Theological School of the Church of Cyprus