Climate crisis and green skills (Environmental Officer/Green rep)

8 May 2024

The deadline for applications has now passed and places on this course have been allocated. To join the waiting list for future sessions, complete the form located at the bottom of this page. This three module online course is designed to support branch activists to plan a strategy to engage with environmental issues in the […]

Getting started with Mentoring Skills and Practice June 2024

5 June 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

If you are interested in mentoring skills and want to find out more about it, then this course could be just the right place to start. Mentoring offers the potential to build and develop confidence. It offers techniques to work through a particular issue. It can act as a sounding board to help resolve any […]

How to tackle sexism and sexual harassment in schools

5 June 2024 4:00pm–5:30pm

This webinar will equip support staff with tools and knowledge on how to combat sexual harassment and sexism in schools.

Cruse: Loss and Bereavement in Children and Young People

12 June 2024 4:00pm–6:30pm

This workshop is for UNISON members who work with children and young people who want to build greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief. This course can inform how they respond to bereaved children and young people, whether they are pupils, students, or friends and family. Learn about use of appropriate language and […]

Cruse: Loss and Bereavement Awareness

13 June 2024 10:15am–12:45pm

This online workshop is open to any UNISON members but is particularly aimed at those who regularly deal with bereaved people as part of their job.  The session will reflect on the grieving process, seeking greater understanding of current models on grief that can help those facing loss. Oops! We could not locate your form. […]

Digital Skills: An Introduction to Excel June 2024

26 June 2024 10:00am–12:00pm

This short online workshop is intended for those who have little to no experience of using Microsoft Excel and who want to build up their confidence and knowledge of using it in personal and professional settings. The course will take place via MS Teams on Wednesday 26 June 2024 from 10am to 12pm This course […]

Branch Treasurer/OLBA Training Summer 2024

26 June 2024 9:30am–1:00pm

This online half-day course delivered over Microsoft Teams is aimed primarily at recently appointed Branch Treasurers. The course will show in detail how to use the union’s online branch accounting system (OLBA), including: Recording receipts and payments Reconciling bank accounts Putting the branch’s budget onto OLBA Producing reports for committee meetings and AGMs Making necessary […]

UNISON Learning Café

27 June 2024 12:00pm–1:30pm

Have you seen the benefits of lifelong learning? Do you want to support members to engage with education? The Learning Café gives UNISON activists with an interest in learning and education an opportunity to come together alongside national member learning staff in a friendly, informal virtual setting via MS Teams.

Advanced Employment Law – Sexual Harassment

3 July 2024 9:00am–4:00pm

This course is part of our expanding set of courses on discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.  It goes well with our course on sex discrimination law which covers flexible working issues and menopause discrimination. This one-day course works through a film and discusses how to interview a member sensitively, how to prove that sexual […]

Advanced Employment Law – Religion and Belief Discrimination

8 July 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

To add to our set of on-line courses looking at protected characteristics under the Equality Act, this new half day course will talk about discrimination on the basis of religion or philosophical belief. The session will cover direct discrimination against workers because of their religion; the position when workers need time off for religious Sabbaths, […]