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

More information, registration and call for abstracts are available online.

Join us for this virtual event!

Tuesday November 16 – Wednesday November 17 2021

Correctional jurisdictions and corrections educators faced many challenges over the past two years. Jurisdictions/prisons/community corrections/youth justice services implemented new integrated and innovative education and training programs to accommodate unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19 and rapidly changing prison populations. About this virtual event: The 14th International ACEA Correctional Education and Training Conference 2021: Innovation in Interesting Times will feature keynote and workshop presentations with registrant access to recorded sessions after the conference. Social media channels will allow continued discussion beyond the conference time-frames.

More information, registration and call for abstracts are available online.

News Updates

COVID-19

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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