ALL FOR PARTICIPANTS in Grundtvig Workshop: GRU-13-GRAT-21-TM

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS in Grundtvig Workshop: GRU-13-GRAT-21-TM

“ LITERACY EDUCATION IN PRISON: POLICIES, PRACTICES, ETHNOGRAFIES OF A ‘THIRD SPACE’”

Language of the Workshop: English

Organising Institution: Tibiscus University of Timișoara, Romania

Period: 18-23 November 2013

 

 

COSTS AND APPLICATION

The workshop is funded through the Longlife Learning Program by the European Comission. All costs (travel, accommodation, workshop related costs) during the workshop are fully covered.

The participants will arrive mainly by plane, and will be received at the airport. Accommodation price also covers transfer from and to airport. They will be hosted in Timisoara, Romania.

 

CONTACT

E-mail: alina_zamosteanu@yahoo.com
HOW TO REGISTER
Complete the attached *registration form* and send it by email to alina_zamosteanu@yahoo.com by 27 October 2013. Only applications received by email will be considered. Selection will be made based on the assessment of your experience and involvement in literacy and education programs with inmates according to the information provided in the registration form. Selection results will be announced until 1 of November. All applicants will be informed about the selection results.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Teachers teaching basic skills, educators and trainers/counsellors who are to support prisoner education and development in prisons across Europe.

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS ?

The participants will be able to understand, quote and use the latest policy, research and best practices in the area of literacy education in prisons.
They will acquire a broader perspective on prisons as ‘third space’ for learning and socialisation.
They will be able to relate better with their target audience and to draw upon the needs of this audience in designing literacy programmes, activities and events.
The participating teachers and educators will be able to choose reading and writing texts that acknowledge literacy as a situated practice.
The participants will establish new contacts and will be able to position themselves as confident professionals within their institutions and networks.

WHAT TOPICS WE PROPOSE FOR DISCUSSION AND PRACTICE?

The programme of the Workshop

 

18.11.2013

State of the Art & State of the Play in literacy education for prisoners

European approaches regarding Education in Prison – different realities in different countries

A ’literacy’ portrait of the offender

Self-study & work slot

19.11.2013

Approaches to Literacy: New Literacy Studies

Approaches to Literacy: Ethnography

Approaches to Literacy: Third Space

Self-study & work slot

Prison for young offenders visit – Romanian experience regarding Education and Literacy in Prison – sharing experience with Romanian Prison staff

20.11.2013

Literacy in prisons: actors, relations.

Needs analysis: the learner

Prison for adults offenders visit – Romanian experience regarding Education and Literacy in Prison – sharing experience with Romanian Prison staff

21.11.2013

Literacy in prisons: spaces, actions, events.

Methods and activities that motivate

22.11.2013

Literacy in prisons: texts, instruments and tasks that count

How to design learning materials in accordance to the specific realities

23.11.2013

Literacy towards employability and inclusion

Facilitating social inclusion through literacy

Portfolio presentation
A Certificate of participation will be provided at the end of the workshop.