With the worrying rise in domestic abuse during the recent lockdown unions have been working to support members who may be in abusive relationships. PCS officers in the North West have been delivering training in the Bright Sky app to offer help.
PCS Learning organisers ran a North West Literacy Event and ULR network meeting to promote reading and writing skills this June.
UNISON’s team of environmental reps at Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) is helping deliver peer-to-peer training at the local authority to equip staff with the knowledge and skills they need to protect and improve the environment.
Chris McCready is a former professional football player who has recently completed a Ph.D. and currently works as a Player Care assistant at Manchester United. With support from the PFA Charity, Chris started his academic journey towards the end of his playing career and based his research around...
Caroline Scully is an Usdaw member working in the Tesco Bury store, and a chance meeting with an Usdaw Mobile ULR at a learning event has resulted in a learning journey that has built Caroline’s skills and career.
PCS staff at Salford Revenue Branch are in mourning following the deeply sad news of the passing of colleague and PCS representative Karen Kelly.
GMB Reachout Project Worker, Joanne Phillips became a Dementia Friend in late 2012 and has since been supported members and delivering workplace training sessions.
The Learning Services Team at the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union always ensure that there is an easily accessible supply of Quick Reads in their workplace learning centres across the country. However, they don’t just find Quick Reads useful for their members.
Christine Pogson is an Usdaw Mobile Union Learning Rep (MULR) based in Greenfield and covers East and South Greater Manchester. Christine has been working with apprentices to help them get the best from their schemes.
The Reading Agency are launching the new batch of Quick Reads for 2020 at an open event in Liverpool on Tuesday 18th February and have also produced resources to help workplaces promote reading skills.