Into the 1960s (Part 2)

Ref: C2423220

The course will explore the main social and political issues that impacted on Britain and the rest of the world in the 1960s. It will also look at Britain's changing role in the Cold War world, Civil Rights issues that affected Black people and women. The course will also explore how Britain's youth culture impacted on British and American societies

Course aim

The course will explore the main social and political issues that affected people in the 'Swinging Sixties' Britain in1960s. It will also explore why Britain's youth culture underwent a social revolution

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • An understanding of the main political events that took place in Britain in the 1960s
  • An understanding of the main features of the 'Swinging Sixties' and how social attitudes underwent a revolution
  • An understanding of how and why youth culture changed in the 1960s
  • An understanding of how Civil Rights improved for Black people and Women in the 1960s in both Britain and America

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

No prior knowledge or reading necessary

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Into the 1960s (Part 2)

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 enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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