On November 19, 2020, via WebEx platform, the 2nd roundtable took place, and it was attended by about 90 -100 people.
In the first part of the roundtable the research team presented the objectives and the justification of CoSpIRom ideas, the conceptual framework of the project and the activities implemented in prison; the prospective teachers and young Roma prisoners shared their experience of participating in these common spaces; prison officers and teachers at the prison school pointed out the importance of actions that bridge insiders (young prisoners) and outside (prospective teachers).
In the second part stakeholders: The Secretariat for social solidarity and poverty alleviation; a representative of general secretariat for anti-crime policy; the regional director of education; the organizing director of PEKES of Thessaly; a representative of the General Secretariat for Vocational Education; Training and Lifelong Learning provided their perspectives as well as their organizations’ actions regarding prison/prison education.
The roundtable was completed with open discussion providing the opportunity to all participants make questions or share thoughts and perspectives. The need for collaboration and synergy of all services that are involved in prison/prison education as well as the need of actions with continuity in the time it was emerged as very crucial.