(Not) Learning Languages in the Brexit Era
August 17, 2020 3:00pm Online
Research shows that language learning is good for the brain and general wellbeing at all ages. What’s the UK missing out on in the current Brexit climate?
The UK doesn’t particularly stand out for its language skills. The current Brexit political climate discourages interest in language learning. In contrast, research shows that language learning is good for the brain and general wellbeing at all ages: disinvesting in language learning is a loss for individuals and for communities. Find out what people are missing out on and what might be done to reverse the trend.
Tea & Talk Series
The Tea & Talk series invites everyone to enjoy a cup of tea while engaging with experts in a friendly, relaxed discussion. There won’t be any powerpoints, notes or formality here – just the chance to ask questions and to listen to some of Scotland’s leading authorities on a variety of subjects.Join Waiting List
All Tea & Talk events will take place using Zoom Meetings so attendees can take part using audio and video. Due to this attendees must be 17+ years old. To encourage discussion and allow for everyone an opportunity to ask questions we have limited the number of spaces available.