Health Sector

UNISON course helps Shipha win the day

UNISON activist Shipha Begum says it was the confidence skills she gained on a union course that gave her the courage to move a motion at this year’s National Black Members’ Conference (NBMC). Shipha enrolled on the young women’s confidence course shortly after joining the UNISON branch at Luton &...
Unions

Manchester event looks at skills for Health and Social Care workers

Unionlearn and Unite are holding a joint event to facilitate a discussion about the role of unions in support of the learning and skills needs of the health and social care workforce in Greater Manchester. The event will take place at The Mechanics Centre in central Manchester on Monday 12th February from 10.30 – 3.30. Delegates at the conference...

Get involved with the North’s Big Learn this autumn

Workplaces are being encouraged to sign up to The Big Learn project. The Big Learn is offering free online courses and is aiming to have 50,000 learners over the next 5 months, with everything being completed by April 2018. The courses are practical and can help people gain skills that help them develop careers or improve job prospects. There are...