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 2019-20 are: recruiting ULRs supporting apprenticeships, young people, […]
A full colour A4 leaflet highlighting the UNISON routes to learning for representatives and members. It covers a range of trade union and lifelong learning opportunities. Update requires redesign of course map.
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 […]
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, […]
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: email@example.com Telephone: 01245 608905 Eastern regional education website East Midlands (Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire) Contact […]
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 […]