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Unite Union Learning Rep Stuart Kinvig is a cleaner and junior caretaker at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston and has been supporting workers at the site improve their digital skills following the signing of a Learning Agreement with the employer.
Jason Ace is a Returns Operative at DHL Argos in Castleford and has always found maths to be daunting, but with the support of his union and the National Numeracy Challenge he is now able to help his kids with homework and feels seven feet tall.
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.
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.
The Learning Services team from the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) were recently called in by one of their Regional Officers to see if they could help support workers at Fyffes in Coventry – this was an opportunity that Project Worker Karen Plasom knew would result in a fruitful...
Dyslexia affects 10% of the UK population, with 4% being classed as severely dyslexic. However m any people may not actually realise that they are dyslexic, and this can cause issues in areas of their lives including low self-esteem at work, and frustration and anxiety when doing certain tasks.
Keith Springate became a Union Learning Rep (ULR) in 2017 to help to drive forward the learning agenda at Tesco Distribution Centre Goole in Yorkshires East Riding. Working with a team of other new ULRs, Keith has helped to successfully launch a programme of functional skills learning at the site...
A chance discussion with a member threatening to leave the union gave Usdaw Mobile Union Learning Rep (MULR) and stand down Rep Shelley Middleton an idea to launch a new campaign in Tesco Express and Metro stores.