The Resource Keeping them in and keeping them out : education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia, by Boronia Halstead and Anne Edwards ; assisted by David Biles and Liz Raffaele

Keeping them in and keeping them out : education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia, by Boronia Halstead and Anne Edwards ; assisted by David Biles and Liz Raffaele

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Keeping them in and keeping them out : education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia
Title
Keeping them in and keeping them out
Title remainder
education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Boronia Halstead and Anne Edwards ; assisted by David Biles and Liz Raffaele
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the results of a study that developed a profile of education and training programs in adult correctional institutions in each state; pre-release and post-release prisoner education programs; best practice recommendations; includes information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners' access to, and participation in, Aboriginal programs
Cataloging source
SUSA
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Halstead, Boronia
Dewey number
365.66/09/94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • forms
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Edwards, Anne
  • Australia
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  • Convicts
  • Ex-offenders
Target audience
adult
Label
Keeping them in and keeping them out : education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia, by Boronia Halstead and Anne Edwards ; assisted by David Biles and Liz Raffaele
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Report prepared for the Dept. of Employment, Education and Training
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 75-76
Contents
1. Introduction : The value of education -- The ultimate dilemma -- 2. Methodology of current study : Aims -- Pre-release section -- Post-release section -- General remarks -- 3. Organisation and delivery of education and training -- 4. Background: Australian prisoners- Who are they? -- 5. Results of the survey : Courses provided -- General questions - Program delivery -- 6. Programs of newly released adults : Introduction -- Results a state by state description -- Conclusion: where to next? -- List of post release agencies -- 7. Discussion : Principles of adult education -- Prsioner access to education and training -- Funding -- The TAFE system and the prison environment -- The special needs of prison educators -- Issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners -- Maket relevance -- Personal development/behaviour modification programs -- Prison to prison integration and coordination of programs -- Continuity and coordination between pre and post-release environments -- 8. Conclusions : General features of best practice -- Assessment of prisoners -- Removal of information barriers -- Removal of institutional barriers -- Staffing -- Recognition of the value of peeer tutelage, especially to Aboriginal students -- Movements through the prison system minimise distruption to prisoner acces to and community of education and training -- Accreditation -- Competency-based accrediation
Control code
abn93086370
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 85 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by ATSIC Library.
Other physical details
ill., forms
Label
Keeping them in and keeping them out : education and training programs available to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Australia, by Boronia Halstead and Anne Edwards ; assisted by David Biles and Liz Raffaele
Publication
Note
Report prepared for the Dept. of Employment, Education and Training
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 75-76
Contents
1. Introduction : The value of education -- The ultimate dilemma -- 2. Methodology of current study : Aims -- Pre-release section -- Post-release section -- General remarks -- 3. Organisation and delivery of education and training -- 4. Background: Australian prisoners- Who are they? -- 5. Results of the survey : Courses provided -- General questions - Program delivery -- 6. Programs of newly released adults : Introduction -- Results a state by state description -- Conclusion: where to next? -- List of post release agencies -- 7. Discussion : Principles of adult education -- Prsioner access to education and training -- Funding -- The TAFE system and the prison environment -- The special needs of prison educators -- Issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners -- Maket relevance -- Personal development/behaviour modification programs -- Prison to prison integration and coordination of programs -- Continuity and coordination between pre and post-release environments -- 8. Conclusions : General features of best practice -- Assessment of prisoners -- Removal of information barriers -- Removal of institutional barriers -- Staffing -- Recognition of the value of peeer tutelage, especially to Aboriginal students -- Movements through the prison system minimise distruption to prisoner acces to and community of education and training -- Accreditation -- Competency-based accrediation
Control code
abn93086370
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 85 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by ATSIC Library.
Other physical details
ill., forms

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