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The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) is seeking an experienced researcher to evaluate our professional mentoring scheme. Download the callout as a PDF About the NCJAA professional mentoring scheme The NCJAA’s purpose is to promote effective practice, undertake and showcase specialist work and research, provide opportunities for skills, knowledge and network development, raise the [...]
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound and severe impact on arts organisations and practitioners working in the criminal justice system. The challenges of the pandemic are compounded by the closed nature of prisons and slower pace of recovery compared to the wider community. However, these services have never been more needed. Clinks' research report [...]
The Prison Reform Trust and the Barrow Cadbury Trust have partnered with The Griffins Society to support two research fellowships in 2020–21 focused on the treatment of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women in prison, or more broadly across the criminal justice system. The Griffins Society promotes effective practice in working with women and girls who are […]
In light of the current uncertainty and daily developments in public health advice around Covid-19, this event has been postponed.
Play exploring mental health and human rights in the prison system, drawing on workshops with prisoners and former prisoners and in partnership with historians at University College Dublin.
Please note this position is now closed The University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology seeks to appoint a Research Assistant/Associate [£26,243 – £39,609, full time, Cambridge] for a three-year programme titled Inspiring Futures Footprint. Inspiring Futures Inspiring Futures Footprint is the research component of Inspiring Futures, a National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) initiative to […]
Four popular films present research-based and practical ideas and solutions to give an alternative take on crime, justice and punishment in the 21st century.
We are pleased to see the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published research from the development of a toolkit to measure the outcomes of arts and mentoring interventions for people in the criminal justice system. Written by Mike Maguire, Emma Disley, Mark Liddle, and Rosie Meek with Nina Burrowes, the research focuses on the ‘intermediate […]
The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) has published The Cultural Learning Evidence Champion’s Handbook. This handbook is designed to make it easier not only to ‘do’ evidence and evaluation, but to love them, to become a champion for them and spread the good word throughout arts and cultural education.” […]
In this evening seminar Sarah Doxat-Pratt (University of Nottingham) will look at music projects in a prison context, drawing on a year’s fieldwork with the Irene Taylor Trust.