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.
Adult & Community Learning
During lockdown Bectu has been running a new, free, bitesize vocational learning programme that supports members in the creative industries keep up to date with knowledge and skills.
The Green Skills Partnership (GSP) is rolling out a construction site upcycling scheme that re-routes unused new materials and fittings that would ordinarily be destined for landfill sites, into the hands of individuals and local communities.
Former Surrey Fire Brigades Union (FBU) member and now retired and Out of Trade member Gerry Beaty has been using his time to learn new skills and help others, thanks to courses offered by the FBU Learning Centre.
A report issued today by the Industrial Strategy Council - Rising to the UK’s Skill Challenges - has praised the contribution that unions make to promoting learning and skills.
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With many summer events cancelled POA Learning recall happier times when members running a POA Learning Centre entered prison produced veg in the local show – and came away with a bumper crop of awards.
Unionlearn have been holding a series of webinars to support people working from home or in isolation – you can catch up with any you have missed on the Webinar page of the Learning @ Home campaign site.
The BFAWU has linked up with learning provider The Learning Curve to offer new qualifications for people wanting to develop their understanding of environmental issues.