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UNISON wins WEA award for learning work

UNISON has been recognised by the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) as its National Strategic Partner of the year. The award marks “the degree to which a strategic partnership has enabled WEA to raise profile, influence the sector and raise educational aspirations...

PCS and FBU sign North West learning agreement

Good news for PCS members looking to learn in the North West of England as the union last week signed an agreement with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) allowing members to access their distance learning courses without course fees. PCS learning and education officer Keith...

Online training for union reps

TUC Education is making it easier for ULRs and their activist colleagues to access training through the online courses you can login to on your PC, tablet or mobile. TUC Education’s training offer for reps this autumn is made up of classroom, blended and online courses...

Bristol better jobs for all event highlights the importance of skills

On Wednesday 1 November, in Bristol City Hall, the South West Trades Union Congress (SWTUC), Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative came together to discuss the challenges the city faced in a bid to make it the best place to work....

Festival of Learning Awards – nominations open this week

Union Learning Reps are being encouraged to nominate learners and workplaces they have been supporting for the Festival of Learning 2018 awards. This year bus driver and Unite member Ashley Pickering, a bus driver for First Leeds in Bramley, was been announced as the...

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