Courses continue, mainly by Zoom because our centre at Valetta Street is closed.
Offering free courses for the rest of the year.
You can always email us from here but we cannot check for phone messages in the office under Stage 4 restrictions.
The PEW Research Centre is a nonprofit, nonpartisn and nonadvocacy think tank that aims to "inform the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world". The Centre conducts research on all issues relating to social science, but does not take a policy position. This Centre is highly respected.
"Since 1981, Political Research Associates (PRA) has produced investigative research and analysis on the U.S. Right to support social justice advocates and defend human rights." PRA publishes the quarterly magazine The Public Eye.
Project Syndicate began in the early 1990s. Their credo: "All people, wherever they live and whatever their income, deserve equal access to a broad range of views by the world’s foremost leaders and thinkers on the issues, events, and trends shaping their lives." This site has a huge coverage.
"RealClearPolitics started as a passion for combing the Internet for the most interesting political stories of the day." It claims to be the most visited political website "for elected officials, opinion leaders and engaged citizens".
This site supports the monthly print magazine Reason which "covers politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews." You need to become familiar with the site to get the best value.
The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) is "a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, superannuation funds, central banks and other long-term public investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade and other relevant isues".
An American publication that has established a reputation for good reporting and is a good reference for news of the day from America.
Monday 28 September21 - email - French Literature and Conversation26 - email - Enhance and Grow the Artist in You47 - Zoom - Metal, Glass and Mathematics
Tuesday 29 September19 - Zoom - Chess Partners27 - Zoom - English Vocabulary: where our words come from46 - Zoom - French Conversation via Zoom
Wednesday 30 September13 - Zoom - Highlands of Ecuador23 - WhatsApp - Current Affairs Discussion Group A28 - Zoom - Poetry Pilgrims: poetry appreciation
Thursday 1 October20 - Zoom - Intermediate German37 - Zoom - South Africa's Picturesque Garden Route from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
Friday 2 October-