The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have been supporting older learners through drop in sessions at a community centre in Wigan.
After 20 years working for the same company, a learner from the POA Learning Hatfield Learning Centre has secured her dream job. This is thanks to the help and support from one of the team, Learner Support, Jill Baron .
With many people not having access to IT equipment or a workplace learning centre Usdaw’s Mobile Learning Centre is proving a vital resource to allow workers to develop digital skills.
Union Learning Reps across the country will be promoting Digital Skills next month as part of Get Online Week.
Samantha Hatcher Swann is Executive Director at Blossoms Care Service Ltd and recently achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training thanks to the support from the POA Learning.
Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) Sean Dixon has been presented with the unionlearn ULR of the Year Award for Supporting Disadvantaged Learners at this year’s unionlearn Annual Conference.
Candi Lee was an agency worker when she started working for Boots in Nottingham, but she joined Usdaw and made use of the union learning centre and opportunities the union had negotiated for all staff. She is now employed by the company and hasn’t looked back since.