Skills investment

Learning Rep - Autumn 2019 Edition

Learning Rep Autumn

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

  • Celebrating 20 years of the Union Learning Fund
  • Learning at Work Week
  • Helping civil servants
  • New unionlearn publications
  • Union learning makes a difference
  • Tommy gets royal recognition

Mentoring, Leadership and Team Skills at NARS

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Dominique Tortice is the Union Learn Project Assistant at the National Association of Racing Staff (NARS) and assists with providing free training courses to help racing staff improve their qualifications and training. In this blog Dominique talks about how the union is supporting staff build their skills.

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...

Working to close the digital divide - A guide for ULRs supporting digital skills

Working to close the digital divide - A guide for ULRs supporting digital skills

This guide is for unions and union learning reps (ULRs) to support digital learning and the benefits it brings for colleagues at home and in work. It sets out the case for change to encourage employers to support workers to gain digital skills and confidence. It contains ideas and good practice, and provides some tips developed from a range of...

Unionlearn Annual Report 2019

Unionlearn Annual Report 2019

Over the past year union learning has continued to open up learning opportunities to a diverse population. As ever, we are reaching out to individuals who have little or no access to learning and training from their employer and lack the confidence or means to use the formal education and skills system. At the same time unions are supporting skills...