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National courses

UNISON Learning and Organising Services offers a limited number of courses at national level. To see upcoming courses please use the links in the sections below. Advanced employment law Experienced reps can build their employment law skills and knowledge with Advanced courses delivered at national level. These are intended to supplement the range of training offered at […]

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Learning opportunities for school staff

Find out about training courses and other learning opportunities available through the union for members working in schools.

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Branch education co-ordinator

Branches, through their officers, have responsibilities to… provide opportunities for the education of members and the development of activists UNISON Code of Good Branch Practice The role of the branch education co-ordinator is a crucial one in ensuring that activists are trained and confident to respond to challenges. A branch education co-ordinator will work closely […]

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In your region

Most member and activist training is organised on a regional basis. To find out about what’s available near you, contact your regional education team using the details below: Eastern (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk) Contact name: Andrea Shute Email: Telephone: 01245 608905 Eastern regional education website    East Midlands (Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire) Contact […]

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Contact Learning and Organising Services

UNISON Learning and Organising Services staff are working from home during the coronavirus measures. Contact us via email on:     Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Instagram  

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Training for union learning representatives

The core course for new union learning representatives explains UNISON’s approach to lifelong learning and helping working people to gain skills and qualifications and learn for personal fulfilment. With a focus on those who have traditionally been excluded from learning, you will learn how you can work with members and employers to identify learning needs, […]

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UNISON’s Inclusive Learning Project

UNISON has received support from the Union Learning Fund in England to embed learning in the workplace. Its targets are to recruit union learning reps, to encourage learning activities, and to enable branches and employers to set up sustainable systems for supporting learning. The project’s priorities for 2020-21 are: recruiting ULRs supporting apprenticeships, young people, […]

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Booking and attending courses

How to apply For most courses, you will need to complete an application form, which you will find included in the relevant regional or national education programme. Your application will need to be signed by your branch education co-ordinator or branch secretary. They will then forward it on to the relevant education team. From 2020, […]

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Learning online

Providing learning opportunities for our members has always been an essential part of our role – so, while we have had to postpone all face to face training during this current crisis, we have massively ramped up our online learning provision. Here is a selection of online training provided by UNISON and our partners that […]

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