Bus drivers in Bristol got the chance to be creative with their words thanks to two days of sessions set up by their Unite Learning Coordinator that included a Q & A with award winning crime and Quick Reads author Ann Cleeves .
Over the last couple of years the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have promoted learning at work in Tulip Foods in Coalville, Leicester, but courses have started and then dropped away for one reason or another.
Tony Dytiche is a bus driver and Trade Union Learning Rep with Unite the Union at First Bus Potteries at Hanley in Stoke on Trent. With Learning at Work Week happening in May Tony took the opportunity to promote workplace learning to colleagues at the public transport provider.
Chris Gurdev worked within branch management of Yorkshire Building Society but a conversation with Learn with Aegis resulted in him taking on a new role as a Union Learning Rep – and he’s not looked back since.
As part of Learning at Work and Mental Health Awareness Week this May, Unite the Union Learning Representatives and First Bus South Yorkshire celebrated the continuing success of the Lifelong Learning agenda.