Barriers to learning

Unionlearn celebrates 150 years of workplace learning at TUC Congress

Unionlearn reaches the parts of the workforce that other training providers just don’t.” These were the words of Mary Bousted , Chair of the unionlearn board and Joint General Secretary of the NEU as she welcomed a packed room of TUC delegates, learning reps and union officers to the unionlearn reception in Manchester last week.
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Promoting Union Learning: the reps who spread the word

Promoting Union Learning: the reps who spread the word

This booklet summarises some of the most important ways in which an increasing range of union reps, including union learning reps (ULRs), are helping their coworkers to acquire and develop the skills that enable them to improve their job prospects and their home lives.

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Supporting Black and minority ethnic apprentices

Supporting Black and minority ethnic apprentices

This guide explores some of the issues around improving Black and minority ethnic (BME) apprenticeship take-up and achievement, and highlights the need for trade unions to negotiate around the introduction and running of apprenticeship programmes in order to address issues of racial inequality.

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Unionlearn Annual Report 2018: Opening up learning opportunities

Unionlearn Annual Report

Union learning continues to go from strength to strength and this is a boost to the prospects of individual union members and the collective strength of all our trade unions.

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Mansfield ULR Highly Commended in Festival of Learning awards.

A Union Learning Rep from Mansfield has been recognised in this year’s Festival of Learning awards. Andrew Humphrie s from Mansfield has been announced as Festival of Learning’s Learning for Work Highly Commended Individual in their 2018 awards for his exceptional achievements in adult learning. This award celebrates adults who have transformed...
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Get some summer time inspiration with the Learning Rep

Though it might not feel like it – summer is here and that means that unionlearn has published the latest edition of the Learning Rep. The Summer 2018 edition includes a feature story on how FBU learners used skills gained through union learning to set up a football team for children with special educational needs, along with an in depth look at...
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