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Equalities for trade union representatives – TUC Diploma

The Diploma is designed primarily for experienced trade union representatives whose role would benefit from a wider understanding of equality issues. It is intended to help students understand equality issues in the workplace, current equality legislation and how it can be applied to their own organisation. The Diploma also develops values and skills needed for higher level study and activism.


TUC Education Northern Region Course Programme

April 2014 to July 2014

April 2014 to July 2014
April 2014 to July 2014

TUC Education Courses for all Union Representatives - South West

This booklet gives details of the TUC Education Course Programme in the South West region of England for the period April 2014 to March 2015 and also contains a Course Application Form.

Call to Learn – TUC unionlearn South West collective action for lifelong learning

The Call to Learn project is an extension of CLFs to workplaces in the South West, funded through TUC Unionlearn. The project is managed and funded by Unionlearn in the South West with the support of a Call to Learn Stakeholder Group, which includes representatives of unions, sector skills councils and learner providers.

Making the Case for Learning and Skills in the Health Sector

Skills for Health have predicted that as many as 70% of the current health sector workforce will need to be replaced by 2016.

This handout summarises some key points that negotiators may wish to raise with health sector employers.


Call to Learn – Case Studies

Five in depth case studies illustrating collective learning fund development projects sponsored by the TUC unionlearn South West ‘Call to Learn’ project: 2012-2014.


Apprenticeships – a guide for teachers and support staff

Work-based routes to careers have many advantages, and should be presented in a way that gives them parity with purely academic routes. Apprenticeships can allow people to combine work-based learning with academic achievement, to have a paid job, practical training and experience, and to gain qualifications at an appropriate level.

Produced jointly with the NUT, supported by the Skills Funding Agency. 


Age immaterial - women over 50 in the workplace

There is much to celebrate about the labour market position of women over 50 in the UK. The employment rate for women in this age group is high compared with many other European countries and it is increasing. The employment rate for women aged between 50 and 64 has increased by 14 percentage points over the last two decades — the greatest increase of any group. Yet many older women will not recognise the rosy picture painted by these headline statistics.

TUC Education in Scotland - Course Booklet, Spring 2014

The Spring 2014 edition of the TUC Education in Scotland Course Programme Booklet gives details of TUC Education Courses on offer in Scotland from April to June 2014.  A Course Application Form is included at the back of the booklet or can be downloaded (PDF) by clicking here.