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Working on networking

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that trade unions’ learning projects and union learning reps work hard to develop English and maths skills in the workplace. Unions engage, encourage and support learners and people in the workplace build skills, use their skills at work and move on to take up...

Learning at Work Week – a chance to promote union learning

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Learning at Work Week has happened every May since 1999 and aims to highlight the importance, and benefits, of learning and development at work. This year, activities are planned from the 15th – 21st May on the theme 'Curious & Creative'. All types and sizes of companies and organisations across the...

Great apprenticeships

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We all have dreams. When we are young we dream of doing a job we are really good at and which is interesting and rewarding. Going on an apprenticeship may be just the ticket to fulfil that dream. However, the dream may turn sour if the apprenticeship is not good quality or properly supported. For...