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In the latest edition of the Learning Rep E-magazine, we have the following:
- Unionlearn conference
- Festival of Learning
- ULR survey
- Union skills advantage
- Mid-life review
Trade unions and employers regularly negotiate on a number of learning and skills related issues. Unionlearn has produces a short guide for unions to help them tackle technician registration and technician access to continuous professional development (CPD).
The guide supplements the Technician Registration Toolkit – A resource for union...
This booklet gives details of the TUC Education Course Programme in the South West region of England for the period September 2015 to July 2016 and also contains a Course Application Form.
Despite all the challenges unionlearn continues to flourish. This year’s report has some stunning headline figures:
- Over 230,000 learners supported – including many of the most disadvantaged who would never get the chance to learn without union help.
- Independent research from Leeds University showing that unionised workplaces receive twice as...
Mid-life development reviews are about starting a conversation and discussing careers in the workplace in the context of the whole of people's lives. People don't get enough chances to talk about themselves in a positive way, and it can be very exciting to discover that someone is taking an interest and it is not too late to make a change or take...
This guide is aimed at union reps who are interested in learning. It provides a range of advice and information to help reps set up – or build on – a union-led learning initiative in the workplace. By this, we mean any activity which aims to make learning for personal pleasure, vocational and professional qualifications or career development more...
The Union Learning Fund (ULF) was established in 1998 to promote activity by trade unions in support of the objective of creating a learning society. Its primary aim was to develop the capacity of trade unions and Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) to work with employers, employees and learning providers to encourage greater take up of learning...
Wales TUC Education Service organises a programme of accredited courses for trade union representatives. This booklet gives details of the course programme for the period September 2015 to July 2016 and also contains a Course Application Form.
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.
The June 2015 edition includes:
- Consultation on adult vocational education
- Union advantage research report
At the end of 2014 unionlearn conducted a survey of union reps engaged in supporting learning at work to get an up-to-date picture of their activities in the workplace, including the main opportunities and challenges that they identified in promoting the union learning agenda. The survey was undertaken online and the data collected using Survey...