Britain After Brexit

Ref: C2420909

We are living through a challenging and confusing time in British politics. This course will provide the chance to discuss and share ideas on the latest developments, including views from different sides of the political spectrum. We will use extracts from film, TV and the newspapers to consider the issues raised. Analysis of Brexit from a long term perspective will be considered alongside the latest news stories.

Course aim

This course will provide the opportunity to discuss the latest developments and different perspectives on Brexit.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Engage in a more informed way with the ongoing debates around Brexit.
  • Describe and evaluate opinions on the future consequences of the Brexit process.
  • Relate the latest developments around Brexit to ideas in politics and philosophy.
  • Contribute in a more informed way to debates about the future of British society
  • Consider Brexit within a historical context.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • It is a good idea to bring pen and paper.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

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Britain After Brexit

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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