I refer to the Magazine of the Third Age Trust (U3A News) and an article by the Chairman,
Ian Searle (issue 92 Autumn 2010) : Research the Benefits of Learning. An extract
follows but it would be preferable for it to be read in its entirety.
.........”Learning is an essential part of a civilised society....... Learning is
not confined to learning job-specific skills.”
“The contribution of informal adult education such as that offered by U3As, is seen
as a very positive force for well-being which has clear benefits.”
The Ethos of the U3A continues within the Photography Group, of which I am a member,
and experienced in other Groups within Harrogate U3A.
Members share/learn with others the various aspects of photography, and with the
ever-increasing advancement in technological invention there is much to learn and