Australasian Corrections Education Association
Supporting ideas and values for education and training in correctional settings
ACEA provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and values pertaining to education and training programs provided in correctional settings and to people on corrections orders in the general community. ACEA also seeks to influence policy makers and other interested parties in developing effective education programs for people in correctional settings.
The 14th International ACEA Correctional Education and Training Conference 2021:
Innovation in Interesting Times
Thank you to all of those who attended our virtual conference.
Those who are registered can continue to access the attendee hub and can log in and replay the presentations, reach out to attendees and view the expo.
You can access the hub at Attendee Login (cvent.com)
- Meeting minutesPlease find that meeting minutes held by the ACEA Executive Committee and State Advisory Council over the last two years are now available for access on the ACEA website located on the Constitution page.
- ACEA Training and Education Champion of the Year (youth justice sector)The recipient of the inaugural Ray Chavez award for the 2021 ACEA Training and Education Champion of the Year (youth justice sector).
- ACEA Training and Education Champion of the Year (Adult corrections sector)The recipient of the Bob Semmens award for the 2021 ACEA Training and Education Champion of the Year.
- ACEA Training and Education Champion of the YearACEA Training and Education Champion of the Year Bob Semmens award nominees for 2021 The finalists for the ACEA Corrections Educator of the Year have been announced.
- International Day of Education in Prison October 13th 202125 Years Later… In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Oct 189 CoE recommendations, the European Prison Education Association would like to invite you to support us in establishing an International Day of Education in Prison, to be observed annually on the 13th of October. This day will be important in helping to maintain …
- ACEA and USQ Webinar – Unlocking a Future – Career education can be one of the keys Sarah Mitchell 1.00pm – 2.00pm (AEDST), Thursday October 21The fifth webinar in this series will feature Sarah Mitchell, a career development practitioner with the University of Southern Queensland Careers and Employability. This webinar explores the notion that Career education can have a positive impact on how individuals navigate their time spent in Prison and their transition to life post their incarceration. In this webinar, …
COVID-19 presents Australian society with one of its more formidable challenges in a very long period of time. Whether external or internal to the correctional system, governments currently consider educators a vital component of their efforts to retain order and provide large numbers of people with hope for the future. Their belief in correctional educators is well placed, as they are experienced in providing the tuition, support and encouragement that those tasks require.
Read more on our dedicated COVID-19 Resource page.
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