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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, […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

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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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.

Union Learning Rep Course

2 – 4 April 2019
Brighton UNISON Office

UNISON South East is running a 3 day course for Union Learning Reps, from 2 – 4 April 2019 in Brighton. You can find more information on the UNISON Learning and Organising website and the new Life Long Learning section of the UNISON South East website Outcome

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Developing and supporting activists Trained and active plan

Developing and supporting activists Trained and active plan

Media 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 on the UNISON National site.

♡ UNISON: it’s helping me to help others

Jane Collier is an occupational therapist and branch education officer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

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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ULR Emma Nand talks about making positive changes for her colleagues in the workplace

  How long have you been a member of UNISON? I joined as soon as I started work, aged 17, so about 15 years ago. I first started my working career in the NHS as a nursery nurse at the Southampton General Hospital, and then four years ago I transferred my membership over when I […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.