Inmates study alongside Durham University undergraduates in unique criminology course

Frankland-Prison-Independent“When it comes to learning, nothing can compare to real-life experience – as a group of prisoners has proved in a ground-breaking new university course. Inmates at high-security Frankland Prison in County Durham have been studying alongside undergraduates from Durham University in a unique criminology programme. And it is the prisoners who are coming top of the class.

The university offers a chance for third-year criminology students to work with a group of inmates for a 10-week module that counts towards their degree. Fiona Measham, professor of criminology at Durham University, says the Inside-Out programme has been potentially life-changing for prisoners and undergraduates alike.”

Read the full story via The Independent Online: Prisoners study alongside Durham University undergraduates in unique criminology course