Europe, Democracy and Citizenship in the 21st Century

Yorkshire & Humber Region
Project in collaboration with the European Parliament Information office in the UK
Democracy and
Citizenship in the
21st Century
A project aimed at adults who want to learn more about Europe and the European
Union and then take what has been learnt back in to their communities.
The course, and study visit to Brussels, is designed to enable you to gain knowledge,
new information and contacts as well as new skills.
The course will consider the following:
l What is Europe?
l How does the EU work and
could it work better?
l What is the European Union
and how and why has it
developed as it has?
l How can our communities be heard and
how can we influence decision making?
l How does Europe need to
change for the people?
You will also develop the following skills:
1. Carry out a small
research project
2. Make a
3. Work as
a team
4. Analyse different ‘positions’on
Europe and the EU
So who should apply for this FREE course and study visit?
l And supportive of the WEA’s Vision:
“A better world, equal, democratic and just;
through adult education the WEA challenges
and inspires individuals, communities and society”
l You need to be involved in your community
l Over 19 (on the 1st August 2014)
l Willing to share what you have learnt
with your community
Sheffield Course
Starts: Saturday May 16 May,
9.30 - 4.30pm, and the
following sessions
Wednesdays 20, 27 May,
6.00 - 8.30pm and 3, 10,
17 June 6.00 - 8.30pm
and Saturday 20 June
9.30 - 4.30pm
Leeds Course
Starts: Tuesday
19 May 2015,
10.00 - 1.00pm
for 7 sessions
in Leeds, venue
to be confirmed
Doncaster & Scunthorpe
Starts: Tuesday 19 May,
12.30 - 3.30pm to Tuesday
7 July, 12.30 - 3.30pm,
7 x 3 hour sessions at Scunthorpe
Learning Centre, Clare House,
31 Wells Street Scunthorpe
DN15 6HL
Tutor: Jill Harrison
For an application please email: [email protected]
Closing date for applications 6 May 2015.
The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity registered in England and Wales (number 1112775) and in Scotland (number SC039239) and a company
limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (number 2806910). Registered Office: Workers’ Educational Association, 4 Luke Street, London, EC2A 4XW.