Publications

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Learning and Skills Policy Update - May 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 updates on: the skills policy reforms the TUC is calling for to support the economic recovery; the latest...

Learning Rep - Summer 2020 Edition

Learning Rep Summer 2020

In this special Covid-19 edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

  • Learning through lockdown and beyond
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • New [email protected] campaign
  • We heart Usdaw learners
  • Helping learners stay ShipShape
  • Keeping on an even keel

Setting Up A Learning Centre

Setting Up A Learning Centre

A learning centre is a huge asset to any workplace learning campaign. Unions have played a major role in developing and promoting models for learning centres. Along the way they have developed guidelines and good practices that can be adapted to suit different workplaces.  

This booklet captures these ideas and provides you with the practical...

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