Europaean Recommendation Working Group on Education and Juvenile Justice – Conference 22-23 February 2023 – Brussels


22 February 2023

09:00 – 09:30

Registration and welcome coffee

Aleksandra Lenartowicz, Samuel Bogdan and Justyna Janik will greet the partners at registration table

09:30 – 10:00

Introduction of the EDUPRIS project

Daiana Huber

10:00 – 11:30

Anamaria Negrea & Raluca Coc for Gherla Prison

Rita Lourenço on behalf of Aproximar

Justyna Janik on behalf of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow

Luisa Pandolfi on behalf of Sassari University

Aleksandra Lenartowicz, Katarzyna Baluszek on behalf of ARID

Stacey Robinson on behalf of  Merseyside Expanding Horizons

Daiana Huber co-host

11:30 – 12:30

Panel talks with

Rafael Béjar Frutos, Zoran Javanovski, Gabriela Slovakova, Kim Eghaugen and Paul Geurts

On the topic of juvenile justice and networks needed for its support

Hans Meurisse co-host

Dorin Muresan moderator

12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30

Sarah D’Errico on behalf of University of Sassari

Marina Simonetti on behalf of Center for Promoting Lifelong Learning

Mariusz Gajewski – co-host

14:30 – 15:30

Round table discussion, each table a different related topic, with a moderator and 10 participants

Our moderators will be:
Melania Dragomir , Christoph Bretgeld, Aleksandra Zajas, Martin Bloomfield, Cosmin Andreica

Daiana Huber co-host

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45

Panel talks on the topics of the round table conclusions with the round table moderators

Daiana Huber co-host

23 February 2023

09:30 – 10:00

Registration and welcome coffee

10:00 – 10:30

Conclusion of the previous day & introduction of the 2nd day activities

Daiana Huber & Adriana Vlaicu

10:30 – 11:30

Sorin Ciutacu on behalf of West University

Anamaria Negrea & Raluca Coc presenting Prison / probation partnership

Ed Santman representing Changes & Chances

Mariusz Gajewski on behalf of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow

Aleksandra Zajas – co-host

12:00 – 13:00

Panel talks with Adriana Vlaicu, Talia Kensit, Rafael Bejar Frutos, Gundega Kukle and Alice Erens

Daiana Huber co-host

13:00 – 13:30

Closing notes and conclusions

Daiana Huber

13:30 – 14:30


Current practices, challenges, and recommended improvements to juvenile education services in prisons

Juveniles have conventional insignificant consideration in terms of the right to education, and prison education seems to be an unpopular subject as it seems infrequently in neither public discourses nor sufficiently in educational research. General, prison education appears to be a field that remains under-researched and under-theorized and it “has been astonishingly imperceptible in some European policy documentation”.

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