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Promoting union learning - a handbook

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A handbook for union learning reps (ULRs) and reps involved in learning and skills, this guide is designed to be a helpful resource whether you're a recently elected or appointed rep, or have longer experience in your role.

The guide is made up of eight sections. Reps can dip in to the guide as a handy reference point, and it comes full of tips...

Learning and Skills Policy Update - May 2020

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.

This edition includes updates on: the skills policy reforms the TUC is calling for to support the economic recovery; the latest...

Learning and Skills Policy Update - February 2020

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.

This edition includes the latest information on what we know about the new government’s skills policy framework going forward...

Learning and Skills Policy Update - October 2019

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.

This edition includes an update on the ongoing development of the National Retraining Scheme and the recent rollout of the first...

20 years of changing the world - How the ULF transforms learners’ lives

20 years of changing the world - How the ULF transforms learners’ lives

The Union Learning Fund (ULF) is a remarkable programme that brings a huge range of learning opportunities to hundreds of thousands of people in workplaces up and down the country every year. This life-changing work is only going to become ever more important in the years ahead, as we continue to equip working people with the tools they need to...

Skills at work - A guide for negotiators

Skills at work - A guide for negotiators

This guide is for union learning representatives (ULRs), workplace representatives and union officers. Its focus is on enhancing union intervention in vocational or work related training provision, while recognising that the union learning agenda encompasses a wide range of learning-related issues. It aims to help ULRs and workplace reps work...