Digitalisation to support rehabilitation and a modern European prison culture

DIGICOR supports innovation in the European correctional sector by training prison staff in digital skills and technology-based solutions to rehabilitate and reintegrate inmates.

New digital skills for prison staff to foster inmates' (re)inclusion

This initiative focuses on digital literacy to enhance the education and employability of inmates to break the cycle and reduce recidivism rates.

Prison staff (educational/training staff, technicians, and prison officers) well-adjusted to the new digital era facilitate access to digital tools, which are key drivers for inmates’ (re)inclusion.

Training programme for prison staff

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The focus of this programme is to support prison officers and education staff’s digital readiness and ability to successfully interact, use and promote technological solutions in inmate education/employability and digital literacy/social inclusion. 

Other project outcomes in a nutshell

Online repository of prison technology developments

Prison digitalisation scenarios for decision-makers, prison staff, and stakeholders, as snapshots of each technological solution’s advantages (and risks) and its impact on education and rehabilitation.

Policy recommendations for digital transition in prisons

Guidelines for digital transition in prison environments that shine a light on potential impact, building awareness of European decision and policymakers, beyond the project boundaries.

Working together to support digital transformation in prisons

Welcome to the DIGICOR International Conference 2023: A platform for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and inspiration, where participants from diverse backgrounds shared their experiences and expertise on strategies to drive positive change in the correctional field.

Countries in cooperation
Practitioners reached


Bremen Senate of Justice and Constitution, Germany

IPS_Innovative Prison Systems, Portugal

Federal Public Service of Justice, Belgium

European Strategies Consulting, Romania

Directorate-General for Reintegration and Prison Services, Portugal

Kahramanmaraş Training Centre (General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses), Turkey


Browse documentation, including state-of-the-art analysis on the challenges of prison digitalisation.

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Reach out to the DIGICOR project team for any inquiries or requests.

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DIGICOR Digitalisation in corrections towards reduced recidivism © 2020-2023 by DIGICOR Partnership, funded by Erasmus+ Project Number 2020-1-DE02-KA226-VET-008330 is licensed under CC BY 4.0