Supporting learners

Supporting learners

Supporting learners is the underpinning strategy for all unionlearn activity with the primary aim of making all learning and progression opportunities available to all union members as well as providing impartial information, advice and guidance.

Usdaw ULR Liz is the Colleague’s colleague

Case study

Elizabeth Moore-Wilson works for Sainsbury’s. She is a shop steward, health and safety rep and a ULR. She is very active in her local store and regularly goes to other local stores and the supermarket in Darlington to represent members and promotes courses for Lifelong...

Festival of Learning Awards are back – so nominate a union learner in 2017


Nominations for the Festival of Learning Awards 2017 are open – and are the perfect opportunity to highlight a learner, event or project that Union Learning Reps are involved with. Festival of Learning celebrates learning through the remarkable stories of people,...

Moving forward with TUC Education

For many taking on the role of Health and Safety Rep, Union Rep, Union Learning Rep or any other union position is a daunting task and for the opportunity to understand the role, gain the skills and most importantly make contact with other reps is achieved through attending...

Plymouth construction trainees benefit from ULF supported partnership work

Case study

Partnership working initiated by the joint union Union Learning Fund (ULF) project could result in over 20,000 hours of work experience for construction trainees in Plymouth – and allow the city council to improve more community facilities. At the heart of the joint...