Former England international and Arsenal defender Alex Scott MBE has developed her career from the playing on the pitch to working in the media with support from the Professional Football Association.
Union Learning Fund
I initially resisted acting because there are many actors in my family, so I studied politics at university instead.
Unionlearn has welcomed the OECD's latest jobs strategy, which highlights the positive benefits of collective bargaining – in particularly to develop workplace training. The learning and skills arm of the TUC was also pleased that its work was held up as an example of good practice in supporting workplace learning.
The PFA’s Union Learning Fund (ULF) ‘Achievement Through Sport’ programme has been supporting members with GCSE retakes, as the story of Jack Sparkes demonstrates.
UNISON’s Bridges to Learning project is helping internees with learning disabilities, difficulties and autism as they progress through the supported internship and work experience programme Project Choice in Newcastle.
The GMB’s ReachOut project lives up to its name by supporting learners in workplaces and local communities across the north-west.
The nights are drawing in and it is the ideal time to find a cosy spot to settle down with the winter edition of unionlearn’s The Learning Rep.
In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:
- Usdaw ULR is this year’s TUC learning award winner
- Congress in Manchester
- GMB ReachOut
- National Retraining Scheme
- Going green with the FBU
- Getting rid of gremlins
I became a ULR last year after I had completed my URTU Health and Safety Representative course.
Crystal Palace FC celebrated Black History Month with a BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic) coaching conference, bringing together coaches from every level to debate diversity in coaching and promote opportunities to those looking for their first role in the game.