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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.
Getting lifelong learning up and running in a new workplace is always a difficult job. Take the example of the Tesco store in Wath-upon-Dearne.
Crystal Palace FC celebrated Black History Month with a BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic) coaching conference, bringing together coaches from every level to debate diversity in coaching and promote opportunities to those looking for their first role in the game.
Workplace learning centres can go through peaks and troughs, and This was the case at DHL M&S in Swindon. But the dedicated work of the Unite branch and their team of Learning Reps has seen a big change, and the centre is once again thriving.
Digital Photography is always a popular choice amongst members when learning needs survey’s are carried out, and following a number of requests, POA Learning decided that a Camera Course be designed and delivered at the unions Hatfield Learning Centre over a period of four weeks this year.
Like many other companies, Tesco is moving to paperless payslips. And some staff, like those in many other companies, don’t have the confidence or skills to make the change – but Usdaw has been there to support members gain the digital skills needed.
IT students in Keighley, West Yorkshire, have improved their chances of a successful transition into the world of work by taking part in an exercise to design and make marketing materials for the GMB.
PFA Education has been going into learning centres at football clubs across the country to promote learning and skills – and has been making use of unionlearn’s SkillCheck initial assessment tool to help support learners.
Michael Cosby is a Community union Branch Secretary at TATA Steel in Corby, Northamptonshire and has been supporting his membership having identified skills issues across his departments, particularly with IT skills.
The POA Learning team at HMP Dartmoor have supported many learners through their Functional Skills. Michelle Howard is one learner who has taken advantage of the level 2 offering after she had first undertaken Functional Skills sessions at level one at her local Primary School in Princetown, Devon.