The Ethos and Principles of u3a
The u3a movement is based on the principles of mutual aid. Ilkley & District u3a is a registered charity with no paid staff. As an Educational Co-operative there is an expectation that members will share their interests and skills.
Principles of the u3a Movement
The u3a Movement is non-religious and non-political and has three main principles:
The Third Age Principle
The Self-help Learning Principle
The Mutual Aid Principle