Mid-life Development

Mid-life Development

Workers are retiring later in life, pensions are uncertain. Traditional forms of life-long employment are disappearing, replaced, in many cases, by short-term, insecure and constantly changing roles. Many workers now will work in a number of different areas in their working lives.

ULR Award winner Ashraf Haji

Case study

Each year the unionlearn Annual Conference recognises the hard work of Union Learning Reps (ULR) and encourages unions to nominate reps for the ULR of the year awards. The awards are presented to ULRs to showcase how they are making a difference and changing people’s lives...

Supporting Mid-life Development Survey report


In late 2016, unionlearn conducted a survey into mid-life development reviews and older workers to assess how unions were continuing to take forward this important agenda. Evaluation and feedback from the 2013/14 government funded Mid-life Career Review pilots in which...

Unionlearn Conference – Booking now open


The unionlearn Annual Conference is the flagship event for Union Learning Reps (ULRs), unions and organisations interested in supporting workplace learning – and booking is now open. This year’s event, entitled “Apprenticeships are Union Business”, will bring together...