General course

General course

The new general course at Efling will provide union members with support and the tools to become more influential and have an impact on behalf of working-class struggle and on social affairs in general.

Members of Efling can attend the course free of charge. The general course points out to the members of Efling opportunities to effect change, provides them with instruction regarding how best to express themselves, advice on the use of social media and various other avenues for getting one’s opinions and ideals across. Also, discrimination in Iceland will be covered, as well as the gains of working-class struggle for a more just society.

The instructors are Sólveig Anna Jónsdóttir, Viðar Þorsteinsson, Guðmundur Ævar Oddsson, Kolbrún Halldórsdóttir and staff at Efling.

Efling provides students with dinner on all the evenings of the course. The course takes place at Efling headquarters at Guðrúnartún and there will be no homework. To be eligible to register for the general course, one only needs to have paid dues to Efling for a minimum of three months during the past six months. Students of the general course will receive graduation presents.

The course will take place in English and Icelandic.

General course in Icelandic: November 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd of 2021 from 6pm to 9pm.

General course in English: November 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th of 2021 from 6pm to 9pm.

Those who are interested should register for the general course via email at or via the telephone number 510 7500.

The course is free of charge for Efling members.

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