Final FORINER Conference – Registration NOW open!

FORINER Final Conference –

Brussels, 28 November 2017

 

Registration for the final FORINER conference is now open!

The final FORINER conference is fast approaching, and will take place in Brussels on 28 November 2017, where the partners will ensure that important steps are taken to provide more and better distance education to foreign national prisoners throughout Europe.

 

During this one-day event, the main achievements of the FORINER project will be presented, including results of tested models for delivering education to foreign national prisoners.

You can register for this FREE event right now by clicking the banner below.

 

The event is addressed to:

  • Practitioners and policy makers in the field of adult education / prison education
  • Educators or teachers working within custodial estates
  • Staff members of prison services throughout Europe

Event Programme*:

Tuesday, November 28th 2017

Morning:

9h30 – Welcome and opening remarks

Inge van Acker, Director, VOCVO

9h40 – Session 1: “The FORINER digital pilot project”

Dr. Daniel Brown, Director, MegaNexus; Richard West, Head of Marketing, MegaNexus (UK)

10h00 – Session 2: Sharing Best Practices: the FORINER ‘building blocks’ model for providing education for foreign prisoners

Dr. Dorien Brosens, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

11h00 – Coffee Break

11h30 – Session 3: Fostering the inclusion of foreign prisoners through distance education

Panel discussion moderated by Alan Smith

Key Speakers: Dr Liesbeth de Donder; Pedro das Neves

12h30 – Lunch and marketplace networking

Afternoon:

14h00 – Session 4: Exchange of views (parallel group sessions)

  • European co-operation for providing distance learning for foreign prisoners
  • Current challenges on delivering distance education for foreign national prisoners in Europe
  • Vision on education in detention across Europe

15h00 – Session 5: Testimony from advisory board members

Benny Goedbloed, Senior Global Sales Manager Justice (Belgium)

15h15 – Session 6: The FORINER non-digital pilot project: EU co-operation and lessons learned

Frans Lemmers, President, EABT (Netherlands)

15h35 – Session 7: Policy recommendations towards policy makers on the provision of education for foreign national prisoners

Inge van Acker, Director, VOCVO, Project Manager for FORINER; Bianca Durkovics, Project Co-ordinator, FORINER

16h00 – Session 8: Inclusion in Education for foreign national prisoners: Conclusions

(Speaker TBA)

16h15 – Closing Speech

(Speaker TBA)

16h30 – End of Programme

17h00 – Reception

Please remember that this event is completely FREE to attend, but registration is required as seats are limited. You can click on the banner below to register now.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday 1st November, and if you wish to subsequently cancel your registration, please let us know before 10th November.

 

We look forward to seeing you at the final FORINER conference!

  * Programme times and sessions are subject to change – any changes will be posted here prior to the event.

Please note that any costs related to travel, accommodation and meals will not be covered by the project. It is the responsibility of each participant/delegate to arrange their journey, meals and accommodation (if applicable) in Brussels.

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FORINER FINAL CONFERENCE

28 November 2017

 

We are pleased to invite you to the FORINER  Final Conference that will take place on  28th of November in Brussels at the Ellips building (Flemish Government), Koning Albert II-laan 35, 1030, Brussels. Conference Room 0.06

 

The purpose of the event  is to bring together professionals  from all over Europe who work actively in the field of prison education, distance learning and digitalisation in prison.

 

Are you interested to find out more about providing distance learning opportunities for foreign national prisoners? Then don’t miss out on this event!
During this one day event, the main achievements of the Foriner project  will be presented.

Throughout the  project we investigated  several models  to offer distance education to foreign national prisoners in their native language.  The scientific evaluation report which includes the results of the investigation will be presented during the Conference.  If  you want to read more about the project  and the research activities  you can have a look  here .

 

The event is addressed to : 

  • Practitioners and policy makers in the field of prison education from EU countries
  • Educators or teachers working within custodial estates from EU countries
  • Staff members of prison services throughout Europe
  • Representatives of Adult Education Providers across Europe
  • European NGOs who are working in the field of Human Rights, Social Inclusion and Equality

 

Programme

You can visit our conference website here where you will find a detailed programme of the conference.

 

Registration

Register here  at the Foriner website before Wednesday  1st of November !  Seats are limited.

 

If you wish to cancel your registration please let us know before the 10th of November. No conference fees will be charged for this event, but registration is obligatory.
Accommodation

If you need accommodation for the time you spend in Brussels, here you can find some suggestions:

★★★ Best Western City Centre Hotel: http://www.citycentre.be/reservations-a.htm

★★★ Hotel des Colonies :http://www.hotel-des-colonies.com/

★★★ Hotel Helmet: http://www.thehelmethotels.com/

★★★ Hotel Yadoya: https://www.yadoyahotel.be/

★★★  Hotel Siru: http://hotelsiru.com/

​Important: Please note that any costs related to travel, accommodation and meals will not be covered by the project. It is the responsibility of each participant/delegate to arrange their journey, meals and accommodation (if necessary ) in Brussels.

Coffee breaks and lunch will be supported by the project. If you want to join for the reception it’s important to mention it in the registration form.

Should you require more information about the conference  please contact bianca.durkovics@vocvo.be.

 

We are looking forward to meeting you in Brussels!