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.

Working on networking

Blog
It is a truth universally acknowledged that trade unions’ learning projects and union learning reps work hard to develop English and maths skills in the workplace. Unions engage, encourage and support learners and people in the workplace build skills, use their skills at...

Workshops galore at unionlearn conference

News

With the unionlearn annual conference only three weeks away the organisers of the 2017 event for union learning reps, project officers and learning providers have announced the workshops that will be available this year. Delegates attending will be able to get updates,...

Why not Have a Go during Festival of Learning this June!

Blog
Every year the Festival of Learning encourages organisations to hold free taster sessions and learning activities for adults to inspire them to discover the benefits of learning and developing new skills. The Festival of Learning encourages organisations and colleges to...

Learning at Work Week – a chance to promote union learning

Blog
Learning at Work Week has happened every May since 1999 and aims to highlight the importance, and benefits, of learning and development at work. This year, activities are planned from the 15th – 21st May on the theme 'Curious & Creative'. All types and sizes of...

Unions ready for a busy Learning at Work Week

News

Union Learning Reps across the country are busy holding events in workplaces and the community this week (15th – 22th May) as Learning at Work Week rolls out. Organised by the Campaign for Learning, Learning at Work Week aims to spotlight the importance and benefits of...

New Learning Centre in Bridgwater provides a golden opportunity to develop skills

News

Olympic Gold Medallist Sally Gunnell was in Bridgwater last month to open a new Union Learning Fund (ULF) project supported learning centre. Sedgemoor District Council has teamed up with partners including the joint union ULF project, EDF Energy, Jobcentre Plus, training...

Learning Rep - Summer 2017 Edition

Publication

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following: Training the train drivers of the future Promoting reading for change Renewing jobs on Humberside Scoring for equality in Barnsley Moving on in mid-life Learning at the supermarket...

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