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Prison education has significant benefits, both to the individual and to society. The October issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning explores education in prison, both as a basic right and as an essential tool in supporting offenders to re-enter the workforce and reintegrate into society.

Learning cities are key drivers to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Over half the world’s people live in cities. With the right learning structures in place, cities can make an important contribution to sustainable development at local level and beyond. The power of cities,...

Two new UIL publications on prison education

Not only does prison education reduce recidivism and the financial and social costs of reoffending, it gives prisoners an opportunity to overcome disadvantage, to build new and different lives and to contribute fully to society.

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President of Colombia to open the conference

More than half the world’s population lives in cities today. The UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities has 170 active members from 53 countries in every region of the world. Each city in the network has implemented effective lifelong...