The BFAWU has been working for some time to support learning through its Batley Life Centre at Fox’s Biscuits factory in Yorkshire – it recently had another successful cohort of English learners just complete courses.
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The Write Stuff workshop is one of the first fruits of a new partnership between Usdaw and the Royal Literary Fund – and is being rolled at the Tesco store in Beverley, Yorkshire.
The Trade Union Studies Centre at East Riding College are running a new Level 2 Environmental Certificate aimed at trade union reps keen to explore workplace environmental issues.
Morrisons Rathbones in Wakefield have been utilising the learning opportunities offered by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) Learning Services to bring various courses to their site and support the workforce develop their skills.
Ever wanted to be a bit more creative at work? Wanted to try something new but don’t have the time? This were questions asked by Usdaw and The More than a Sandwich project who brought song-writing, origami, poetry, and life-writing into workplaces in Elmsall, Goole, and Castleford.
Following the success of unionlearn’s Career Kickstart Review training events that took place last year, extra sessions have been added this March.
A four week “Writing matters” course organised by Usdaw Union Learning Reps at a Next Distribution site in West Yorkshire has proved popular – not only with members but also with managers.
Union Learning Reps and the team from Learn with Unite in North East, Yorkshire and Humber had a busy time during Mental Health Awareness Day this October where they supported a number of workplaces including Barclays, York Hospital and Hull City Council across the region raising awareness of Mental...
Ten Yorkshire 16-year-olds have kicked off the current season with a place on Barnsley FC’s Shadow Scholarship programme, now in its second year of operation at the club.
After 20 years working for the same company, a learner from the POA Learning Hatfield Learning Centre has secured her dream job. This is thanks to the help and support from one of the team, Learner Support, Jill Baron.