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.

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...

Usdaw ULR Sean encourages Reading Ahead at DHL Argos

Case study

Staff at DHL Argos in Castleford marked the success of their reading year with a special event, thanks to Usdaw, and the local Union Learning Rep Sean Dixon. Thanks to Sean’s continued hard work and enthusiasm, 36 people completed Reading Ahead in 2015/16, a significant...