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There were over 40 workshops, with the conference focusing on a number of key themes, including the education of juveniles, the role of the creative arts in the correctional education curriculum and pre and post-release Initiatives.
The Journal of Correctional Education 60(4) • December 2009 Report from the European Prison Education Association Cormac Behan CEA International Representative European Prison Education International Conference The 12th European Prison Education Association International Conference was held in Cyprus from 28 October to 1 November. The conference, Education through Liberation gave correctional educators from around the world the opportunity to present papers, discuss common challenges facing educators working in correctional facilities and exchange best practice. It was also a chance to learn about Cypriot culture and history. Conferences are an ideal opportunity for correctional educators to share experiences and discus policy. Papers and publications give us the opportunity to open up debate about the philosophy of prison education and develop ideas to further enhance our practice. As Europe does not have a homogenous correctional education system, with both justice systems and educational provision differing widely from country to country, EPE
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