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Mark Dickens works at Fox’s Biscuits in Batley as a Technician, where he is also the BFAWU (Bakers food & allied workers union) Branch Secretary. As a branch officer Mark is keen to promote the union’s learning offer – and he has also been quick to take up the opportunity to build his own skills.
Bus drivers in Bristol got the chance to be creative with their words thanks to two days of sessions set up by their Unite Learning Coordinator that included a Q & A with award winning crime and Quick Reads author Ann Cleeves .
Over the last couple of years the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have promoted learning at work in Tulip Foods in Coalville, Leicester, but courses have started and then dropped away for one reason or another.
After a decade of helping her colleagues improve their skills, Usdaw learning rep Tracy White has been named ULR of the year at the union’s organising awards.
Tony Dytiche is a bus driver and Trade Union Learning Rep with Unite the Union at First Bus Potteries at Hanley in Stoke on Trent. With Learning at Work Week happening in May Tony took the opportunity to promote workplace learning to colleagues at the public transport provider.
Chris Gurdev worked within branch management of Yorkshire Building Society but a conversation with Learn with Aegis resulted in him taking on a new role as a Union Learning Rep – and he’s not looked back since.
Unite the union has been working with Sun Chemical MSN in Norton Radstock to deliver IT training and apprenticeships to staff at the global printing inks and coatings supplier production base in Somerset.
BFAWU Learning Services Project Worker Carol Hillaby was kept busy this March working with employers and workers to run Mental Health Awareness days in two large bakeries in London.
A wide range of organisations are adopting new and more productive approaches to learning, development and skills through working with the National Education Union’s (NEU’s) Transformers Project.