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Unionlearn, the learning and services arm of the TUC, both directly and through union reps, raise the quality and quantity of Apprenticeships available to young people in various ways. This publication highlights the Union Learning Fund (ULF) project work and impact on apprenticeships.
As per the Technician Pathways project operational plan a survey was sent out to unions to gauge their officers’ and reps’ awareness of the technician professional registration agenda generally and the unionlearn project specifically. The survey was open online from mid-October 2014 to mid-January 2015.
This report sets out to show the impact of unionlearn in widening opportunities to take up learning and skills by tackling disadvantage, identifying and removing barriers and implementing effective strategies. Further detailed statistics and data analysis can be found in unionlearn’s comprehensive annual reports.
We aim to answer these questions:...
Unionlearn and the British Council, with support of unions, have produced an interactive module for union reps on English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in the workplace. This is a self-study module that aims to help union reps think of how to build ESOL awareness and develop learning opportunities.
The module is appropriate for all...
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 January 2015 edition includes:
- "Employment through Growth" report
- Industrial Partnerships
- Autumn Statement
In the fourth edition of the Learning Rep E-magazine, we have the following:
- Building through learning
- Moving on in mid-life
- National Numeracy Challenge
- Industrial Partnerships
- New eNotes
- Readers’ survey
A guide for Union Representatives on how to support women at work going through the menopause
The government is currently piloting major changes to the skills system and skills funding in England through the Employer Ownership Pilot. The TUC has expressed support for some key aspects of Round 2 of the Employer Ownership pilot (EOP), in particular the development of new Industrial Partnerships designed to promote an industry-led strategic...
The Unionlearn Technician Pathways project started in October 2012 to raise technician status and promote the trade union role in supporting technicians. The project was funded by the Gatsby Foundation for two years. The project started very much with awareness-raising in mind and the need to engage unions to see the opportunities in integrating...
TAEN's aim is to help create an effective labour market which works for people in mid and later life, for employers and for the economy.
In this issue:
- More than two million retirees unable to find suitable work
- BBC investigation finds age bias on universal Jobmatch
- Older workers opt out of NEST while younger workers stay in… and much more!