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Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe



Profile of Adult Learning Professionals in Correctional Criminal Justice System

Language: EN

Posted by Daiana HUBER

Built on the experience and results of previous European projects and research, EIS ALP partnership brings together public and private institutions involved in prison education.

The partners have practical experience in research, development of programs and training courses, in the delivery of trainings for adult learners and in working inside a correctional setting. Within the project, the concept “adult learning professionals” encompasses not only teachers, but also educators, psychologists, social workers and volunteers of different professions, thus the competence profile will target generic and specific competences for all this professionals. Through this, the project aims towards an enhanced diversity and complexity of competences regarding adult learning professionals and addresses a wider variety of professionals. 

The aim of the project is to improve the content and delivery of adult education in a prison setting, as well as enhancing the learning dimension of the correctional criminal justice system in partner countries. In order to attain this objectives, the project is structured in 8 work packages, focused on management, research, development of learning content, piloting of materials, implementation and dissemination of results.

The present resource is a result of extensive research conducted by the partnership.

For any futher information please contact the coordinationg organisation of the consortium, Centrul Pentru Promovarea Invatarii Permanente - CPIP at

Resource Author(s): 
The Centre for Promoting Lifelong Learning – CPIP – Romania (project coordinator)
The Prison Officers Training Centre, Arad Penitentiary – Romania – work package coordinator
European Network for the Promotion of a Responsible Economy – REPER 21 (Romania)
The European Prison Education Association – Malta Branch (Malta)
Malta Corradino Correctional Facility (Malta)
Qualify Just – IT Solutions and Consulting, LTD (IPS_Innovative Prison Systems (Portugal)
National Association for Family Action – ANJAF (Portugal)
EuroCoop - Institute for European Research and Development (Slovenia)
Center Za Izobraževanje In Kulturo Trebnje - Cik Trebnje (Slovenia)
User Voice (UK)
Learning Initiatives For Employment CIC – LIFE (UK)
Publication Date:
Wednesday, 10 June, 2015
Type of resource: 
Studies and Reports
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