Project ID: 1081

DescriptionThornbury U3A has set up English classes for Ukrainians to help refugees in their area to learn the language.
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AThornbury U3A
Year started2022
Source of referenceThird Age Matters 53 Autumn 2022 p11
OutputThe lessons are so successful that they are now being run by the local council's learning services dept.
A future project is to set up conversational English for Ukrainians.
NotesA local member had a TEFL qualification and there was general support in the area for the refugees, including free halls for classes, discounts in shops and donations of clothes, toys and bedding.