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Prisons in Parliament - 20th July

Drug treatment, youth offending and phone tapping, discussed in Parliament this week

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. 740 more words

News

Children in prison in England & Wales - chief inspector reports

Young people suffer assault, restraint and solitary confinement 

Children in prison in England & Wales are experiencing high levels of assault, restraint and solitary confinement according to the latest annual report from the Chief Inspector. 686 more words

News

Can Emotion Recognition be Taught?

Being able to accurately process emotional cues from others is a critical ability that underpins effective and appropriate interpersonal relationships.  If we misread signals, or miss cues from others altogether, it can lead to some embarrassing and uncomfortable moments.   605 more words

Justice

What is justice?

This is a question I had to ask myself recently. It seems like an easy question but when we consider events in our real life, what does justice look like? 1,375 more words

News And Politics

Apology for Edmonton School Bus Driver

Some stories really do demand answers.   I came across this Dash-Cam footage of an Edmonton school bus driver enduring physical abuse from a couple kids on his bus.  414 more words

Society

Infographic: How the prison population has changed

Data illustrates a rapidly changing prison population 

The UK prison population has changed radically over the years. We have put together an infographic showing some of theses changes. 26 more words

Facts & Stats

Writing For Well-Being - Freedom From An Emotional Prison


It’s been almost a year since I left my post as writer-in-residence at Polmont Young Offender’s Institution, but recently I keep thinking about prisons and similar places where people are isolated from society and the arts, and this leads me to wonder how my ex-students are getting on. 584 more words

Writing For Well-being