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ULR Carol Wilkinson talks helping members overcome barriers to learning

How long have you been a member of UNISON? I  became a UNISON member 14 years ago when I started working in my daughters’ school as both teaching assistant and midday supervisor, when I moved to EDF Energy I transferred my membership and I was able to be more involved with helping our members within […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Useful Member Learning Reading Links

Unionlearn:   Promoting Unionlearning 2018 booklet https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/publications/promoting-union-learning-reps-who-spread-word Unionlearn: Supporting black & minority ethnic apprentices https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/publications/supporting-black-and-minority-ethnic-apprentices For Branches: UNISON Organising Space https://www.unison.org.uk/get-involved/in-your-workplace/key-documents-tools-activists/organising-space/ Unionlearn Climbing Frame https://climbingframe.unionlearn.org.uk/Home Kickstart funding for branches https://learning.unison.org.uk/ulf/ The Reading Agency https://readingagency.org.uk/adults/ For Members: UNISON E-notes https://e-learning.unison.org.uk/ UNISON Financial support for learning https://learning.unison.org.uk/financial-support/ TUC E-notes https://www.unionlearn.org.uk/enotes TUC Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgX4MFSLkZp6N-P4FzC9kAQ

Article on the UNISON South East site.

♡ UNISON: the union launched me on a learning journey

Louise Evans says the first step is the hardest, but the climb gets a little easier with each step you take

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Meet the new Lifelong Learning team in Southampton District Branch

Helen Capstick, ULR at Solent University I have been a member of UNISON since 2011 but have become more active in recent years when I took on the role of Union Learning Representative (ULR) at Solent University. I became a ULR as I wanted to use my skills to develop more informal learning sessions for […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Coronavirus: online learning update

New resources available for health and safety reps and care workers at our dedicated learning.unison.org.uk site

Article on the UNISON National site.

Learning for organising, organising for the future

The last few months have seen record numbers joining our union – members we’re glad to welcome. But we know that becoming a member is only half the story. If UNISON is to continue to grow and organise we need more active members to take up an activist role – if you’re interested in finding […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Boosting our members’ digital confidence

It’s Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October – as the use of digital technology increases in the workplace, we want members to try one thing online to increase their digital skills and gain digital confidence

Article on the UNISON National site.

Learning to excel

Former UNISON president Lucia McKeever cites her union’s commitment to lifelong learning as a key reason for her unexpected rise through the ranks

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Supporting our reps and members online

Union learning and organising services offers web-based training for reps and learning opportunities for members

News on the UNISON National site.

Hampshire branch delivers on Challenging Behaviour in Schools

For some time, Hampshire UNISON has been raising the subject of challenging and often violent behaviour towards school support staff across the county. A branch-wide survey was undertaken in 2017 which discovered that violent behaviour and challenging behaviour in schools was on the rise. School support staff work in incredibly challenging conditions, many of them […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.