Publications

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Learning Rep - Spring 2020 Edition

Learning Rep - Spring 2020

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

  • Alison is putting her learners first
  • Trailblazing new union standard
  • Training Safe for young workers
  • PFA scores community goals
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • New skills fund on the way

Your rights as an apprentice

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A leaflet produced by unionlearn for apprentices and if you are looking to undertake an apprenticeship, with information on 'what is an apprenticeship', 'your terms and conditions of employment' and much more.

To order a hard copy please email [email protected] giving your name and delivery address and how many copies you would like. 

Learning and Skills Policy Update - February 2020

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 edition includes the latest information on what we know about the new government’s skills policy framework going forward...

LGBT+ inclusive apprenticeships

LGBT+ inclusive apprenticeships

This guide for union reps and negotiators explores the barriers LGBT+ apprentices can face at work, explains workplace rights and offers practical advice on how to improve diversity. It also stresses the importance of clear and robust policies and a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of discrimination and harassment.

The LGBT+ inclusive...

Learning Rep - Winter 2019 Edition

Learning Rep - Winter 2019 Edition

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

  • Sue Mann is ULR of the Year
  • Public service partnerships
  • Training disabled freelancers
  • Mentoring apprentices
  • Value My Skills resources
  • Get Help to Retrain launches

Learning Rep - Autumn 2019 Edition

Learning Rep Autumn

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

  • Celebrating 20 years of the Union Learning Fund
  • Learning at Work Week
  • Helping civil servants
  • New unionlearn publications
  • Union learning makes a difference
  • Tommy gets royal recognition

Learning and Skills Policy Update - October 2019

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 edition includes an update on the ongoing development of the National Retraining Scheme and the recent rollout of the first...

20 years of changing the world - How the ULF transforms learners’ lives

20 years of changing the world - How the ULF transforms learners’ lives

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...

Working to close the digital divide - A guide for ULRs supporting digital skills

Working to close the digital divide - A guide for ULRs supporting digital skills

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...