How can we make volunteering in prison a learning experience?
Learning in prison is a long-debated topic for the correctional context and people working/residing in prisons. But what about adults coming from the community, with the intent of volunteering. What kind of learning experiences are we offering them? How are we promoting prisons as a place of learning for the whole community?
BOX OF OUR MEMORIES (BooM) PROJECT: PROMOTING THE ROLE OF MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES IN SUPPORTING REMINISCENCE ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA
Box of our Memories – Adult Education Caring for Memory Loss‘ (BooM) is an Erasmus+ project aimed to improve the availability of reminiscence-based, digital, informal adult education interventions for seniors. The project aims to do this by extending the necessary knowledge, skills and competences for adult educators working in diverse fields from informal carers and family members, to volunteers and educational staff working in museums and archives.