Experiences of post-secondary learning after prison: Reintegrating into society

Pike, Anne and Mcfarlane, Ruth (2017). Experiences of post-secondary learning after prison: Reintegrating into society. In: Crane, Paul ed. Life Beyond Crime: What do those at risk of offending, prisoners and ex-offenders need to learn? London: Lemos&Crane, pp. 258–262.

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Abstract

Our focus is on what prisoners need to support their learning once they leave custody and this article describes a pathway of support, starting in prison and continuing beyond release, which we feel is crucial to enabling prisoners to reintegrate into society. This project is based on substantive research by Pike (2014) in which a group of male and female prisoners took part in a longitudinal study before and after their release from prison, focusing on their experiences with higher level (post-secondary) learning. Prison, probation and education staff were also interviewed as part of the study, along with family and friends to provide a complete picture of post-release experiences.

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