Tag Archive | re-offending

I Stand Corrected

Some people seem to have the view that I think I’m always right. That’s not the case at all, I was wrong once, but that was back in the eighties.

In all seriousness though, I wrote in a previous post that for education to be truly successful it needs to be a positive experience. I then received an email from someone pointing out that this isn’t necessarily the case. “We learn from our mistakes and past errors don’t we?” she asked.

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Lost to the System

Following on from my last post, often people will re-offend and return to prison intentionally because of that old cliché; institutionalisation. It’s not fully understood by most people, so it tends to get the eyes rolling when it is blamed for some breaking the law again. But I’ve seen it first hand. Continue reading