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The Union Learning Fund (ULF) is a remarkable programme that brings a huge range of learning opportunities to hundreds of thousands of people in workplaces up and down the country every year. This life-changing work is only going to become ever more important in the years ahead, as we continue to equip working people with the tools they need to...
This guide is for unions and union learning reps (ULRs) to support digital learning and the benefits it brings for colleagues at home and in work. It sets out the case for change to encourage employers to support workers to gain digital skills and confidence. It contains ideas and good practice, and provides some tips developed from a range of...
For learning and development to be effective, it must be underpinned by good-quality information, advice and guidance (IAG). But career IAG provision and support for young people is patchy across the country and so unionlearn and unions have developed career kickstart reviews. The reviews are designed to provide support to young people, start a...
This guide will help reps to provide learners with the right level of support that encourages their learning and progression and helps them to develop skills to manage their own careers.
Over the past year union learning has continued to open up learning opportunities to a diverse population. As ever, we are reaching out to individuals who have little or no access to learning and training from their employer and lack the confidence or means to use the formal education and skills system. At the same time unions are supporting skills...
This new analysis of workplace training trends was commissioned by unionlearn to inform the current policy debate about skills and workforce development.
This booklet summarises some of union learning’s most important achievements for learners, their employers and the wider UK economy, thanks to the support of the Union Learning Fund (ULF) and unionlearn, the learning and skills arm of the TUC.
This newsletter is intended to keep unions and other stakeholders abreast of policy developments in learning and skills, including providing updates on what the TUC and unionlearn are saying on specific policy issues.
This guide is for union learning representatives (ULRs), workplace representatives and union officers. Its focus is on enhancing union intervention in vocational or work related training provision, while recognising that the union learning agenda encompasses a wide range of learning-related issues. It aims to help ULRs and workplace reps work...
In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:
- Celebrating 20 years of the ULF
- Transforming the way we learn
- Scoring goals by agreement
- Finding a future at the BBC
- Mind the training gap!
- Reps brush up skills online