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More than half of prisoners attend education

Ny smoo na'n lieh-ayrn dy phryssoonee cheet faare ynsagh

Cooishyn chebbit scaaney coorseyn Colleish Ollooscoill Ellan Vannin

Ta ny smoo na'n lieh-ayrn dy phryssoonee 'syn Ellan cheet faare ynsagh, choud's t'ad cheusthie.

Ta 56% jeusyn t'ayns pryssoon Ellan Vannin ayns Jurby ec y traa t'ayn cheet faare sorch ennagh dy ynsagh.

Shen ny smoo na 20% ny smoo na 'sy Reeriaght Unnaneysit (RU), lesh 33% goaill vondeish jeh ny caaghyn.

Ta reireyder ynsagh y phryssoon Fiona Robertson gra dy vel ny cooishyn goll veih y Vaarle as y Maddaght gys Psychoaylleeaght as Coagyrey, agh t'ad scaaney adsyn ta goll er cur ayns Colleish Ollooscoill Ellan Vannin (COV).

Ta Fiona Robertson gra kiart nish dy vel cheet faare mie ayn.

AS FIONA ROBERTSON : Ta ain 56% jeh ny pryssoonee ta cheet faare sorch ennagh dy ynsagh. Foddee dy vel ad geddyn blass jeh un choorse er-lheh as ta sym oc er; foddee dy vel ad marin bunnys lane-hraa. Agh ta 56 dy jarroo cosoyley mie dy liooar rish stundayrtyn jeh cheet faare er mean 'syn RU - ayns pryssoonyn 'syn RU ta mysh 33, myr shoh ta shin jannoo mie dy liooar.

Ta shin scaaney ny coorseyn ta goll er cur ayns COV, as she'n eie t'ayn dy baghtal dy vod ny studeyryn livrey harrish veih ayns shoh gys ayns shen, ny ny keayrtyn, atreih, 'sy troa elley, myr shoh foddee ad goll er lesh nyn ynsagh t'ad goaill toshiaght er marin.  

 

Subjects offered mirror UCM courses 

More than half of prisoners on the Island attend education, whilst they are inside.

56% of those currently in the Isle of Man prison in Jurby are attending some kind of learning.

That's more than 20% more than in the United Kingdom, with 33% taking advantage of the opportunities.

Prison education manager Fiona Robertson says the subjects vary from English and Maths to Psychology and Cookery, but they mirror those provided at University College Isle of Man.

Fiona Robertson says right now, there's good attendance:
 

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