Inga Klovane has been working at Bright Blue Foods for over 12 years. Starting on the factory floor Inga has and gained promotions through hard work and the support of the learning team from the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU).
The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have been supporting older learners through drop in sessions at a community centre in Wigan.
PCS member Mary Billington only became a Union Learning Rep last year, but already she has been busy supporting learners at her workplace at the MOD in Merseyside develop the digital skills they need to cope with the changing world of work.
Unite Union Learning Rep Stuart Kinvig is a cleaner and junior caretaker at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston and has been supporting workers at the site improve their digital skills following the signing of a Learning Agreement with the employer.
Jane Eyre is Lead Learning Rep with UNISON at the Blackpool Victoria Hospital and has been using the National Numeracy Challenge to support hundreds of workers improve their maths skills over recent years.
Michael Parr is an Usdaw rep working at a distribution centre and recently has been working to build his skills with help from The Learning Curve team at the Sainsbury/Argos site in Widnes. In this blog Michael talks about his experience.
Jason Ace is a Returns Operative at DHL Argos in Castleford and has always found maths to be daunting, but with the support of his union and the National Numeracy Challenge he is now able to help his kids with homework and feels seven feet tall.
Unionlearn’s annual series of Supporting Learners events got off to a cracking start on October 1st with a “sell out” event in London.