Peer Learning

Peer Learning

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Peer Learning Discussion Group

Peer Learning is for those seniors who like to have a good discussion with a friendly group. It’s a great way to meet new people and have fun while learning. Join us and bring your own experiences and ideas to the sessions.

 

For  further information, Contact

Margaret 519-766-8973 or

Malcolm 519-822-5789

 

 

BRICS      Moderator: Brenda Prine

The BRICS countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. As a group, they are considered to be developing economies. Together, they represent approximately 42% of the world’s population, 27% of the world’s land mass and 25% of the world’s GDP.

Course No. 36903

Mondays: 9:30 – 11:30     Introduction: Jan. 8       Course: Jan. 22- Mar. 8

 

Migrations     Moderator: Margaret Burnett

Migration is the permanent relocation of groups of people because of politics, religion, ethnicity, persecution,  and economic conditions. The Irish potato famine and the partition of India and Pakistan are two good examples.

Course No. 36905

Tuesdays: 1:30 -3:30    Introduction: Jan. 9     Course: Jan. 23 – Mar. 12

Britain: Past and Present    Moderator: Ken Woodside

Britain has a remarkable history of maritime navigation, imperial expansion and the evolution of parliamentary democracy. What is the future of Brexit?  Will the Monarchy survive?  How about the Commonwealth?  What is the future of Scotland and Northern Ireland?

 

Thursdays: 9:30 -11:30   Introduction: Jan.11   Course: Jan. 25 – Mar. 14

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