STILL, in this day and ages!

Andrew Yates
10th June 2021

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Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

Currently I work for EKC group within the into work department teaching electrotechnical courses to offenders on ROTL. I am the lead tutor for the department. The prisoners' are highly vulnerable learners who are on the edge of society trying to 'fit back in' where a lot of public preconceptions exist. all the learners are 18+. I also Instruct for the RAFAC where the learners are... more

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

On my return to work from furlough myself and my colleagues were informed that we would have a new peer support prisoner. She was to help us with general admin tasks. As a staff group we treat her no differently and accept her as she is. Before I continue It is important to remember that some of my learners have been incarcerated for a great number of years, attitudes and perceptions have... more

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Keywords
Diversity Prisoners group work Ekc Group

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