Posts Tagged ‘prison programme’

Archbishop of Canterbury launches reconciliation course for prisoners

Monday, May 16th, 2022

A course that explores conflict, forgiveness, and reconciliation is to be offered in prisons, after its launch by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The course is based on the five-part Difference Course, which “equips you to see transformation through everyday encounters”. The team behind the Difference Course worked with prison chaplains, and conducted trials in prisons, Read more

College students and inmates form business enterprise

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

A unique enterprise is bringing students from two very different schools together. Five youth prisoners at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison are working with boys from St John’s College, Hastings, to complete Level 4 qualifications, and in doing so, have established a company. For the last six months, the students from St John’s have made regular Read more

Corrections Minister impressed by prison programme

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Programmes such as allowing inmates to spend the day with their children have impressed Corrections Minister Anne Tolley. Mrs Tolley visited the Serco-managed Doncaster Prison in England last week. Serco will manage nearly a quarter of New Zealand’s prison population by 2015 when it takes over a new 960-bed facility in Wiri. It began a six-year Read more