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With many people safe at home during these unprecedented times unions are turning their thoughts to mental health and in particular mindfulness, and POA Learning has been using video conferencing to support their learners.
One of this year’s Union Learning Fund innovation projects has developed an app to engage apprentices and other young workers about staying safe.
The rise of smartphones means nearly everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times, and its little wonder that there is an increase in interest in digital photography. The CWU in the South West has tapped into this interest by running its own photography competition.
Put your learners first. That was Alison Manion’s mantra when she used to manage a POA learning centre. And it’s still the light that guides her today in her role as acting project manager of POA Learning.
The BFAWU has been working for some time to support learning through its Batley Life Centre at Fox’s Biscuits factory in Yorkshire – it recently had another successful cohort of English learners just complete courses.
The Write Stuff workshop is one of the first fruits of a new partnership between Usdaw and the Royal Literary Fund – and is being rolled at the Tesco store in Beverley, Yorkshire.
RMT Learning is developing an online portal for the union’s maritime members to help them find learning opportunities more easily and then access the learning online, at the time and place best suited to their needs.
GMB Reachout Project Worker, Joanne Phillips became a Dementia Friend in late 2012 and has since been supported members and delivering workplace training sessions.
Last December, Community’s Trainee Learning Organisers, Alex Teague and Dan Warren, worked alongside Kidderminster Harriers Football Club to organise a one-day mental health briefing.
Last year two workers at Allied Bakeries in Walthamstow approached BFAWU Project Worker Carol Hillby to look at ways to gain skills that would help them at work and home.