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Valerie Cooke is a Union Learning Rep and Shop Steward with Usdaw at Tesco Extra Bishop Stortford store. She was inspired to support workplace learning after attending an Usdaw Academy – and hasn’t looked back since.
Encouraging people to take on a maths course can be a difficult, but Usdaw union learning reps (ULRs) at the Next Stores sites in Bradford and Elmsall have had some success in getting learning established at their sites.
Usdaw’s Lead Union Learning Rep (ULR) Keith Springate, along with the ULR team at the Tesco Goole Distribution Centre have successfully launched a programme of functional skills learning at the site.
Penny Grimsditch is a machine operator and recently caught the learning bug after signing up to a functional skills English course organized by her union – she is now enrolled on a number of distance learning courses and building her skills.
Caroline Scully is an Usdaw member working in the Tesco Bury store, and a chance meeting with an Usdaw Mobile ULR at a learning event has resulted in a learning journey that has built Caroline’s skills and career.
Pennine Foods has always been one of the BFAWU Learning services most active sites and continued all the way to October last year when it was sadly announced the site in Sheffield would be closing its doors for the final time in Spring 2020.
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.
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.
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.