28 | 01 | 2022



To improve the employment chancesof (former) prisonders - this was the aim of the development partnership "Future of Education in the Penal System NRW", or "Zukunft der Bildung im Strafvollzug des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen", ZUBILIS (project end 2007), a sub project from the EQUAL programme. It placed its focus on the development of a modern educational offer which is able to adapt to the continuously changing demands of the labour market. The concept is based on a better connection of vocational and general methods. The conceplt comprise e-learning practices which were included in the educational offers in the penal system and tested therein for success. Inmates learn with greater success, wenn learning circumstances, content and methods are catered to the general conditions of a penitentiary. To accomplish this matching, ZUBILIS brought all parties involved into the development partnership.