Tagged with prison reform

The Importance of Creative Writing

Here’s a very thought provoking article from Saturday’s i paper by Terence Blacker: In a week when the talk has been of making mathematics compulsory – presumably to encourage children to become business-savvy little wealth-creator -I have been at the dreamier end of the academic spectrum, listening to stories and poems. If George Osborne had … Continue reading

Yoga in Prison

As British prisons are bursting at the seams, here’s an idea from India on how to reform offenders. This is from yesterday’s i newspaper: “A new policy introduced in a Western Indian prison mean that inmates can cut up to 3 months of their sentences – by doing yoga. Inmates at Yerwada Central jail in … Continue reading