The first of a number of learning event days at Warburton Eastwood in Nottingham took place last November thanks to the work of Union Learning Reps (ULRs) from URTU.
English, Maths and ICT
Unionlearn will be holding its next “Making skills count” event for the Trade Union English, maths and digital skills network on Thursday 28th February.
Last year saw yet more success in English and Maths for staff at the Tesco Goole Distribution Centre when more than 30 members of staff received their English and maths certificates in just one quarter. All thanks to Usdaw ULRs and their work building a partnership.
As a Learning Centre we like to engage with all national learning events we can. This is because it gives us extra resources and gives us a focus that we can add to our everyday Usdaw learning offer.
The PFA’s Union Learning Fund (ULF) ‘Achievement Through Sport’ programme has been supporting members with GCSE retakes, as the story of Jack Sparkes demonstrates.
Bright Blue Foods Ltd is a cake factory in Blackburn, and workers there have been benefiting from the support of BFAWU Learning Project Worker John Fox . John has encouraged the company to sign up to a joint Skills pledge with the union as well as organising learning assessments for staff with a...
Dyslexia affects 10% of the UK population, with 4% being classed as severely dyslexic. However m any people may not actually realise that they are dyslexic, and this can cause issues in areas of their lives including low self-esteem at work, and frustration and anxiety when doing certain tasks.
The latest issue of unionlearn’s policy newsletter leads on the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer that the government is to introduce some flexibilities to the Apprenticeship Levy and will shortly be consulting on further changes. Another article highlights a range of positive findings from a new survey of people who engaged with...
This newsletter is intended to keep unions and other stakeholders abreast of policy developments in learning and skills, including providing updates on what the TUC and unionlearn are saying on specific policy issues.
Unionlearn is holding a digital skills week in October to tie in with the national Get Online Week being held from the 15th - 20th October, and there are lots of ways that unions can get involved to promote digital skills at work.