In 2020, under the Slovakian Presidency, the General Directorate of the Corps of Prison and Court Guard is organising the EPTA Annual Conference on 28-29 September 2020 in a format of an online conference. The hosts and the EPTA steering committee decided to organize the conference online because of the current situation related to the Covid-19 crisis. The EPTA Network will have the opportunity to share their training contents and methodologies.
During the online conference, the focus will be on exchanging experiences on managing training activities during the lockdown due to COVID-19. Additional topics will be presented on innovative methods and approaches in prison staff training, and remote education and organization of examinations carried out in a remote form. Outputs from the Special Interest Groups will be presented on the following topics:
Training Leadership and Management
Managing Difficult Inmates
EPTA Annual online conference is open for EPTA members, and Academies who would like to become a member of the EPTA network.