Coracle in prison
Rehabilitation of offenders is considered a priority target by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), with the government’s Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17 including the term 'rehabilitation' as part of the definition of the role of prison.
The prison sector faces significant challenges to meet the desire for a rehabilitative culture. Educational opportunities and digital skills form a key part of the rehab requirement, and Coracle’s platform and approach is ideally suited for this purpose. With being able to access course content without internet connection the obstacle that faced prisoners before is easily avoided.
Coracle-Inside is a tailored version of Coracle's platform, used as the framework for delivering teaching resources within the secure walls of prisons.
Coracle-Inside provides learners with the opportunity to perform skills gap analysis, access course materials and complete assessments and evaluation tests, while offline.
We are currently engaged in a trial at three UK prisons, including a maximum security facility, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, where Coracle’s software is successfully supporting the prisoner community.