Presentation on theme: "Gymnasium and Lyceum in the Avlona Prison for Minors and Young Offenders (A.P.M.Y.) Attica, Greece School Presentation."— Presentation transcript:
1 Gymnasium and Lyceum in the Avlona Prison for Minors and Young Offenders (A.P.M.Y.) Attica, Greece School Presentation
2 Education provided National Educational System Primary SchoolSecondary Schoola. Gymnasiumb. LyceumShort term educational Programs by other Institutions regarding vocational or other Studies
3 The History of our School How the vision became realityNov The idea of a voluntary effort is formattingJan A team of volunteers begins teaching in a single Correctional Facility in AthensSep The action of this team is expanding to several correctional facilities
4 Sep The first contact with the Juvenile Prison of Avlona (APMY) We are trying to help a single juvenile for the National Exams in order to enter a UniversitySep The team of volunteers is now teaching (tutorial lessons) 11 High school juveniles in APMY.Sep The number of juveniles attending lessons has grown to 23. The idea of founding a School is being formed.
5 Sep. 2000 The first High School in a prison is now a fact Sep The first High School in a prison is now a fact. This School functions under the supervision of the Greek Ministry of Education.The teachers were: Damianos P. (Mathematics), Papadimitriou J. (Physics), both from the team of volunteers and Vlachou M. (Literature) Makri P. (Literature)Sep The number of pupils has doubled. The School supports Lyceum students by giving tutoring lessons apart from the School programme as a branch of the Avlona Lyceum classes. The School begins several cultural activities.
6 Sep. 2002. The number of the student population is still Sep The number of the student population is still increasing, the school continues its cultural activities winning theatrical school contest prizes at National levelSep The school is re-founded as: nd Gymnasium with Lyceum Classes of AvlonaThe school’s curricula provide all the courses of the three Gymnasium classes as well as the full Lyceum school programme (1st,2nd,3rd class of Lyceum vocational branch)From Sep until today The school is now functioning as a full time establishment and expands even more its extra-curriculum activities
8 Educational Difficulties Multicultural population of studentsPoor attendance of some students due to:Drug use before imprisonmentLong term absence from schoolPsychological instability before and after a trialPsychological instability before and after a few-day leaveLow self – esteem
9 School achievementsSuccessful student scores in exams – national levelWeb site developmentSchool newspaperTheatrical activitiesCultural activitiesCommunication – cooperation with other schoolsSports activitiesRepresentation of Hellas in the E.P.E.A. Creation of EPEA – Hellas branch of the Association
10 Cultural activity schedule Our school provides formal education – 3 years Gymnasium and 3 years Lyceum. The curriculum consists of approximately 35 educational hours per student on a weekly base.To this schedule are added 30 cultural activity hours – 15 programs (not mandatory) on a weekly base. Every student is able to choose up to 3 programs he wishes to attend.Printed booklets or power point presentations are some of the activities’ outcomes, from which every student can benefit. Moreover, posters are made to sponsor every program.At the end of each school year this material is presented in our school, as well as in a regional level (Educational Region of Attica).
11 The need of cultural activities Our experience in implementation of educational approaches has shown that Prison Education should include a rich variety of cultural activities, therefore a lot of our energy is spent on them. From our school’s first steps, the need of several extra – curriculum projects was more than obvious. We realized that the students’ participation in these projects enabled them not only to adapt to the school’s environment and cooperate with each other, but also helped them in both, psychological and educational aspect.
12 Each activity is carried out through the school year Each activity is carried out through the school year. During its materialization, our students use various sources to gather material, such as the school library and the internet.The students, using modern technologies, produce a booklet for each art project that presents their outcomes. In addition, a poster is made to promote the project inside and outside the Prison.Power point presentations are uploaded to our web – site regarding various cultural and art activities.ICTs help a great deal not only to the materialization of each art project, but also to the dissemination of its outcomes.
13 Arts Theatre Wall painting Mosaic construction Dance Music Online Magazine presentationHandcraftsSolar clock constructionCollagePainting – drawing
14 Web site Our school’s web site: http://gym-par-avlon.att.sch.gr
15 The 5th and 6th issue of our school newspaper: «Trying for tomorrow» Various articles are published in our newspaper. Many of them are referring to literature, poetry, artistic activities.Each issue is uploaded on our web – site:
16 The 7th and 8 th issue of our school newspaper: «Trying for tomorrow»
17 The 9th issue Special award in the National school newspaper contest 2010 “ΤΑ ΝΕΑ” newspaper
18 10th issue dedicated to the wall painting project in collaboration with the Athens University School of Fine Arts
20 Theatrical activities The Theatrical Play that was written and performed by our students was awarded:1st special prize in the PanHellenic School Theater Contest, in the Educational Region of Attica.2nd prize in the PanHellenic School Theater Contest.
24 Cultural Activities Participation in Poetry Contest (2nd Prize) Participation in School Drawing ContestTheater – Poetry – music School Presentations in the A.P.M.Y.Participation in the cultural activities of the Ministry of Education.Lectures concerning Art (Renaissance, Modern Art) in the facilities of A.P.M.Y.Byzantine Music concert in the facilities of A.P.M.Y.
25 Cooperation with other schools The 49th Lyceum of Athens visited our school and the students exchanged views and opinions on issues concerning Children and the Hellenic Society (Narcotics, Human Relationshiops, etc.)Co-Organization of the school celebration for the national anniversary of 25th March, with the 2nd High School of Aegio, including music, poetry and traditional dances.Co- organization of the school celebration for the national anniversary of 25 March, with the Cultural Special school of Pallini, Treatrical performance base on the ancient myth of Antigoni and Kreon
26 Athletics ActivitiesInter-School Games (football, basket, skills etc.)Preparation of school teams (football, basketball, handball) in order to compete with other schools.
45 Partnerships In Prison Education: Learning In Networked Environments European projectsGrundtvig 1 - PIPELINEPartnerships In Prison Education: Learning In Networked EnvironmentsParticipating Countries: Norway, Denmark, Germany, UK, Slovenia, Greece, Romania, Czech Republic, Sweden.This project aims to deliver a secure way, all safety issues concerned, so that prisoners can be allowed to have access to the internet.Grundtvig 2 - ISDIPEImproved Service Delivery in Prison Education Participating Countries: Bulgaria, Norway, Greece, Czech Republic.Exchanging experience and good practice between participating countries
46 Grundtvig 4 – PAN European: Prison Art Network European projectsGrundtvig 4 – PAN European: Prison Art NetworkThe project aims to create a European Network on Prison Arts.Art activities will be shared and each participant will contribute and benefit by using ICT.Grundtvig GMP –VEPS Virtual European Prison School Lifelong Learning Programme-2007-GRUNDTVIG-GMPIreland – Hellas subgroupMaking of a 150 page book for the Instructor «Πριν την Αποφυλάκιση»Preparing prisoners for their release.
47 European projectsPromoting music & dance in adult prison education across EuropeLife Long Learning Programme: Grundtvig 1