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Lookup NU author(s): David Moseley,
Professor Jill ClarkORCiD,
Dr Vivienne Baumfield,
Dr Elaine Hall,
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This report examines how educators and psychologists seek to foster positive thinking, learning and behaviour change in prisons. Part A focuses on the English Speaking Board’s oral communication courses,looking at evidence from observations,interviews and feedback, and at participants’ reoffending rates. Part B is a complementary account of desk-based research focusing on cognitive skill development programmes. The authors argue that prisons should be designed as ‘thinking environments’, and that oral and thinking skills interventions should continue in the community after prisoners’ release.
Author(s): Moseley D, Clark J, Baumfield V, Hall E, Hall I, Miller J, Blench G, Gregson M, Spedding T
Publication type: Report
Publication status: Published
Series Title: LSRC Research Report
Print publication date: 01/01/2006
Source Publication Date: 2006
Report Number: 052285RS/02/06/2000
Institution: Learning and Skills Development Agency
Place Published: UK Online
Notes: The report will be of value to policy-makers,managers, teachers and researchers.