FIRST AIM: Improving the content and delivery of adult education in prison settings.
OBJECTIVE 1.1: Develop a European key competency profile for the adult learning professionals working in correctional criminal justice system, based on:
a) Key competences for adult learning professionals: contribution to the development of a reference framework of key competences for adult learning professionals;
b) National researches in partner countries conducted on relevant stakeholders;
c) European analysis of available materials on topic developed in other LLP initiatives.
OBJECTIVE 1.2: Develop modular, tailor-made induction support for adult learning professionals working in correctional criminal justice system, based on the previously developed European key competency profile, consisting of:
a) Interactive web-based platform acting as a tool for assessing already acquired competencies and for guiding in further development plans
b) Modular training for preparing adult learning professionals in tackling specific challenges, developed under the standards and formats of Grundtvig training courses and listed as such. (Initial Teacher Education)
c) Key competency indexed virtual library with materials made available by partners and from other LLP initiatives. (Continuous Professional Development)
SECOND AIM: Improving the management of adult education professionals through measures to develop the learning dimension of the correctional criminal justice system in the partner countries.
OBJECTIVE 2.1: Mainstream the induction support and its components in correctional criminal justice system, at educational department and staff management level by:
a) Promoting the European key competency profile for the adult learning professionals working in correctional criminal justice system as a solid foundation for the professionalization of prison teaching;
b) Including a management functionality in the induction support tool for evaluation and follow-up;
c) Adjust the modular training so it can be used by the educational departments of prisons as first day’s introductory training for new teachers.