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.
- 2023 Online ConferenceThe Australasian Corrections Education Association (ACEA) will be holding its online conference 21-23 November 2023 to coincide with the University of Canterbury’s 150th Anniversary celebrations. The conference is one of the largest corrections education conferences in the world and has attracted such keynote speakers as Sir Graham Lowe from New Zealand and Dame Sally Coates …
- Invitation to Happy You Forum Theatre – December 2Kia ora koutou, The Criminal Justice at the University of Canterbury folk would like to invite you to Happy You Forum Theatre on Friday 2 December at 7pm at the Ngaio Marsh Theatre in Christchurch, New Zealand. Attendance is free and you are welcome to bring friends and family. Theatre by Happy You is a transformative experience …
- 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.
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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