Project ID741
DescriptionYoung and old learning together - Seaham Harbour U3A compared how it's done here and in Germany
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3ASeaham Harbour U3A
Organization/partnerNewcastle University, Centre for Vitality and Learning
Year started2017
Source of referenceThird Age Matters 30, February 2018, p18
OutputU3A delivered one day 'link and learn across all ages' at Beamish Open Air Museum. Future plans include a presentation at Chemnitz University, a larger group visit, a pupil/teacher exchange and a German Christmas market at Seaham.
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NotesSeaham Harbour had a £250 grant from RITA (Research in the Third Age) for inter-generational research. The group raised another £750 and visited Gerlingen (their linked town) - the project was called Link and Learn.