Health and well-being
Gill Hopkins works in Unite’s South West Regional Office in Bristol as a Personal Assistant to Regional Secretary Steve Preddy. After encouragement from Regional Learning Organiser Tazim Ladhu, Gill signed up for a Level 2 distance learning course through Learn with Unite.
Unionlearn are today launching a Learning @ Home Campaign to support thousands of workers who are working from home, self-isolating or who find themselves temporarily out of work during the current pandemic.
The current COVID-19 pandemic means big changes for the way everyone works, and apprentices are feeling the impact of these changes too. Unionlearn has set up a page on its website to pull together information to support them.
One of this year’s Union Learning Fund innovation projects has developed an app to engage apprentices and other young workers about staying safe.
This year Bristol Learning City will host its first Learning Festival, and Unite South West are getting involved by holding sessions in its city centre Learning Centre.
GMB Reachout Project Worker, Joanne Phillips became a Dementia Friend in late 2012 and has since been supported members and delivering workplace training sessions.
The Spring 2020 Learning Rep e-magazine is now out and bursting full of stories, recent resources and inspiring ideas.
Last December, Community’s Trainee Learning Organisers, Alex Teague and Dan Warren, worked alongside Kidderminster Harriers Football Club to organise a one-day mental health briefing.
The Reading Agency are launching the new batch of Quick Reads for 2020 at an open event in Liverpool on Tuesday 18th February and have also produced resources to help workplaces promote reading skills.