Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) Sean Dixon has been presented with the unionlearn ULR of the Year Award for Supporting Disadvantaged Learners at this year’s unionlearn Annual Conference.
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Since Learn with Aegis launched its new website in partnership with the Skills Network in March this year, the number of courses offered to learners has grown and grown. Kate Jackson was one learner who has benefited from the unions partnership.
Donna Dutton readily admits that she has never had a lot of confidence, and an accident dented it even further. However after becoming a Union Learning Rep with Usdaw her confidence has bloomed – and she now helping others build skills.
Mark Dickens works at Fox’s Biscuits in Batley as a Technician, where he is also the BFAWU (Bakers food & allied workers union) Branch Secretary. As a branch officer Mark is keen to promote the union’s learning offer – and he has also been quick to take up the opportunity to build his own skills.
As part of Learning at Work and Mental Health Awareness Week this May, Unite the Union Learning Representatives and First Bus South Yorkshire celebrated the continuing success of the Lifelong Learning agenda.
The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) Learning Services last week held a grand opening event for their new Learning Services office in the heart of Barnsley.