Last week Erasmus+ Rainbow Project Partners from across Europe visited London to plan the next phase of the project as well as meeting Bambos Charalambous MP at Westminster to brief him about Mid-Life Skills Reviews and the launch of the innovative online Value My Skills tool.
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.
PFA Education has been going into learning centres at football clubs across the country to promote learning and skills – and has been making use of unionlearn’s SkillCheck initial assessment tool to help support learners.
During the past 2 years, Usdaw’s lifelong learning campaign in the Southern Division has been very successful in delivering functional skill courses at Tesco customer fulfilment centres – stores which deliver solely to on-line customers. ESOL has been a big part of this offer.
When BBC TV and radio researchers came looking for a union perspective on the saving of Quick Reads, Usdaw ULR coordinator Sean Dixon offered himself to talk about the impact of the publishing initiative.
As the summer holidays draw to a close many people turn their attention to new courses and learning opportunities. The latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine hits the virtual shelves and is full of stories, case studies and interviews aimed at inspiring reps and learners.
As part of the TUC’s 150th anniversary celebrations, Northern TUC are sponsoring a special award for trade union representatives who have gone above and beyond in improving conditions for people in the workplace.