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The Communication Workers Union (CWU) Union Learning Fund (ULF) project is helping workers progress in Royal Mail and BT, according to a new impact study by the Marchmont Observatory at the University of Exeter.
Ten Yorkshire 16-year-olds have kicked off the current season with a place on Barnsley FC’s Shadow Scholarship programme, now in its second year of operation at the club.
The URTU Annual Learning Conference was held at the De Vere Orchard Hotel, Nottingham last March. The unions ULR’s and Project Workers gathered with colleagues from the CWU to hear about updates and find new ways to support learners.
Usdaw ULRs have been using the skills and knowledge they have developed to support learners at work to help the local community in Beeston, Nottingham, and the Middle Street Learning Centre.
The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have been supporting older learners through drop in sessions at a community centre in Wigan.
Unite’s North-East, Yorkshire & Humberside region launched its new learning agreement at Nissan with a series of six events across the car manufacturer’s Sunderland plant during Learning at Work Week (LaWW) in May.
Madhu Bhardwaj works at Evington Road Tesco in Leicester. Originally a fully trained nurse in India, Madhu moved to England, and with the support of her union, began to gain qualifications that would be recognised in her new home.
After 20 years working for the same company, a learner from the POA Learning Hatfield Learning Centre has secured her dream job. This is thanks to the help and support from one of the team, Learner Support, Jill Baron .
Over the summer Clipper Logistics at Ollerton, Nottinghamshire held a presentation event for the learners who had successfully completed City & Guilds qualifications .
In late spring this year URTU organised a two-day Mental Health First Aider Training course. This took place in Milton Keynes and was open to union members and management.