Nov 262020
 
Online:u3aAcrossScotland is a new initiative designed to share resources and keep Scottish members connected online. The idea is to run groups and courses open to all Scottish u3a members at no extra cost.
There is also another initiative to join the David Hume Institute. The David Hume Institute is an independent think tank and the initiative is to take part in a Scotland wide discussion on what brings us joy. This would take the form of focus groups discussing this issue.
See the letter below from Ann Keating, Trustee for Scotland, for more details:

New Initiatives for U3As in Scotland

Online:u3aAcrossScotland is a new initiative designed to share resources and keep Scottish members connected online.

The idea is to run groups and courses open to all Scottish U3A members at no extra cost.

The groups and courses will follow the U3A principles of peer learning and participation, so there will be room for discussion.

If you are interested in running a group or a course could you please let me know.

We hope to launch this online U3A network at the start of the new year.

Another initiative is to join with the David Hume Institute, an independent think tank, in a Scotland wide discussion on what brings us joy. This would take the form of focus groups discussing this issue.

The focus groups would record their findings which would be shared with the DHI.

A more detailed description of the project is available by clicking here: Collaboration with David Hume Institute
Again, please get in touch if your U3A would like to run a focus group. There is a fairly tight time-line, so please let me know soon. The David Hume Institute will run a focus group tutorial.

– Ann Keating, Trustee for Scotland