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When he started growing a few tomatoes for the mess in his fire station seven years ago, FBU learning rep Simon Jakeman had no idea he was sowing the seeds of a green revolution in London’s fire stations.
UNISON Rep John Kasensa is an assistant practitioner at Hellesdon Hospital in Norwich. In February he started his journey on the Nursing Degree Apprenticeship.
Usdaw has been supporting the apprenticeship programme with Tesco retail for some time and has more recently been involved in the pilots around the Tesco LGV apprentices within the Distribution centres.
Over the last few years the awareness and incidence of dementia has become much more widespread. Many initiatives have been developed to help people understand the condition and support both those who have the condition and those who care for them, and unions have been quick to help.
Pennine Foods in Sheffield has been working with the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) to support English learners – and the joint working is proving a recipe for success with 27 learner completions recently.
Cheryl Copley , Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) for Next distribution in Dearne Valley, has really grown into the role according and has been focusing on supporting learners improve their English skills.
With workplace stress levels on the up unions are working to support members become aware of various techniques to help. CWU Rep Gavin Hardie organised a Mindfullness course for members in Plymouth and was really pleased with the reaction.
UNISON National Black Members Committee member Elizabeth Cameron is a former Union Learning Rep (ULR) and when she was elected onto the union’s National Executive Council wanted to understand more about the trade union movement. She spotted an advert in Labour Review magazine for Ruskin College, and...
Unite member Catherine Llewellyn-Jones was a teacher but felt that she needed a change of career – and is now part way through an apprenticeship at Airbus in Filton where she training as an Undergraduate Aerospace Engineer.
As well as the usual union learning activity of helping learners in the workplace, the Learn with Aegis team looks at helping learners in other ways. This is way they decided to run a stall at the Spelthorne Career and Skills Fair held at Kempton Park, Sunbury in September.