Unionlearn Annual Conference - Booking now open

Booking is now open for the 2020 Unionlearn Annual Conference – which is moving online this year.

Unionlearn Annual Conference

The Conference is taking place on the morning of on Tuesday 3rd November 2020 from 10.00 am ti 12.30 and though online will have a packed agenda full of updates, guest speakers and workshops.

Unionlearn Director Kevin Rowan said:

It is a great pleasure to extend an invitation to you to attend unionlearn's fourteenth annual conference. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event will be held fully online and the theme will be around Skills and Recovery.”

The conference will also reflect on our achievements, including ULR awards and look ahead to key priorities such as negotiating more high-quality apprenticeships and helping young people make the transition into work or further training.”

This year the conference has a broad agenda that will focus on skills development through learning of individuals and communities, meeting the needs of a modern workforce, and supporting high quality apprenticeships to boost social justice, productivity and the UK skills base.

The conference is of course a chance to celebrate our work over the past year as well as looking forward to the year ahead. Though people will not be able to meet in person there will be plenty of opportunities to network and their will be a series of workshops as well as speakers.

The conference will be chaired by Mary Bousted, Joint General-Secretary of The National Education Union and Chair of the unionlearn Board. Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary
  • Kevin Rowan, Director of unionlearn

More speakers are being confirmed along with workshop themes and an outline programme and login instructions will be sent to you directly nearer the time of the conference.

To register go to the Unionlearn Annual Conference event page.