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Prison education, also known as Inmate Education and Correctional Education, is a broad term that encompasses any number of educational activities occurring inside a prison. These educational activities include both vocational training and academic education. The goal of such activities is to prepare the prisoners for success outside of prison and to enhance the rehabilitative aspects of prison Top of FormBottom of Form. Prison education is a means of rehabilitating, re-directing and performing mental reprogramming to the inmates. If you release someone with the same skills with which he came in, he’s going to get involved in the same activities as he did before. Studies conducted almost unanimously indicate that education in prison programs reduces recidivism and translates into reductions in crime, saving the government money, and long-term contributions to the safety and well-being of the communities to which formerly incarcerated people return. Prison education is far more effective at reducing recidivism than only punishment and hard labour. People are put in the prison as punishment and not to be punish in prison.