The cost of care and the question of success.
How standards of staffing, training and physical conditions in schools for young offenders were improved over four decades.
1695 August Hermann Francke (1663-1727) opened an orphan asylum at Halle in Germany, the first reformatory. 1706 Jean Baptiste de la Salle (1651-1719) started a boarding school at St. Yon, France, which evolved into a reformatory; several Roman Catholic approved schools are still run by the Brothers of St. Jean Baptiste de la Salle. 1735-1811 … Read more
A classic – frightening and moving: the inside story about institutional life in Ireland
An important part of child care history which helped boys in need play a man’s role
A History of the Liverpool Reformatory Association
The hopes, failures and achievements of the pioneers