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Adult Education and Learning in Prison: The Example of the Second Chance School of Nigrita (Fall 2023 Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series)

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
European Union Center
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Dec 2, 2023   10:00 - 11:00 am  
Registration
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E-Mail
eucenter@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

This presentation describes the programme of Second Chance Schools in Greece -- content, methodology, financing, accreditation -- and goes a step forward to highlight the education opportunities for incarcerated adults. The presenter, Nektaria Tziora, will speak about the programme's strengths and weaknesses and share her thoughts on challenges and opportunities for the future. More information on the school can be found on its Facebook page. Please register for this presentation here.

A note on time zones: This presentation will take place at 10-11 A.M. CST (U.S.) / 17.00-18.00 CET (Europe). If you are in a different time zone, please double-check the event start time here.

About the presenter: Nektaria Tziora is the director for all educational facilities in Nigrita State Prison in Greece. Her first degree is in German Literature, and her second degree is in Business Administration. Nektaria holds an MBA in Hospitality, as well as an M.Ed. She is a certified adult educator and a teachers' trainer by the A Greek Institute for Educational Policies-certified adult educator and teachers' trainer, Nektaria has worked in Greek primary and secondary schools for more than a decade. Since 2017 she has been working at the Second Chance School of Nigrita for adult male prisoners. Her professional inerests lie primarily in the use of new technologies in education and adult education for disadvantaged social groups.

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