Barry Dickinson has been the Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) at Tesco Southend Extra since 2011 and has been helping members in his branch develop their digital skills to help them at work, and at home.
London, Eastern and South-East (LESE)
Valerie Cooke is a Union Learning Rep and Shop Steward with Usdaw at Tesco Extra Bishop Stortford store. She was inspired to support workplace learning after attending an Usdaw Academy – and hasn’t looked back since.
This October sees three more regional Supporting Learners events taking place. The events, which have this year gone online, cover the London, Eastern and South-East, Northern and South West regions.
Every February, the five City and Islington College centres come together for a themed learning week. Recently the week explored issues around climate change and environmental issues.
As part of the Autumn Festival of Learning unionlearn are this week focusing on ways that unions are supporting learners.
Three months of learning campaign’s, events, webinars and workshops starts today as unionlearn focuses on a season of skills development.
Unionlearn has confirmed a packed agenda for this year’s series of supporting learners events. They start next week and are a vital update for union learning reps or members interested in supporting workplace learning and skills.
Booking is now open for the 2020 Unionlearn Annual Conference – which is moving online this year.
Join unionlearn for a webinar this October which will explore how union reps can support dyslexic learners.
Unionlearn and Birkbeck, University of London, are joining together to deliver a live, online workshop is especially for trade union members and reps who are thinking about coming to university to study their first degree.