Search tagged learning and organising

Using learning activities for recruitment and retention in Grovember

A number of branches in the South East used UNISON’s member learning opportunities as a way to recruit new members and engage with existing members. Activists from Hampshire Local Government Branch offered members and potential members the opportunity to develop their professional skills and build their confidence, with a ‘Power to be you’ taster session. […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Mindfull to Mindful Colouring Lunch & Learn

One of our brilliant SE Union Learning Reps recently ran a “Mindfull to Mindful Colouring Lunch & Learn” – read their account here: “My first lunch and learn session as a URL was for a colouring session linked to Mindfulness and mental wellbeing. I arranged for 2 sessions on consecutive weeks to give those attending […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Reading Ahead Launch at UNISON Centre

The Reading Agency runs an annual reading challenge for adult readers, Reading Ahead. The scheme challenges less confident readers to choose six reads – this could be poems, articles, or books such as the Quick Reads series, and readers are encouraged to record their reading in a diary, to get a certificate at the end.  […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON shows its continuing commitment to adult learning

UNISON renews learning agreements to benefit public service workers

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Dyslexia – what does it mean and how can you help?

New UNISON online training module helps members and activists understand the condition and equips you to support colleagues

Article on the UNISON National site.

Member representation guide 2016

A guide to handling all representation of members – vital for all branches. 68 page A4 booklet. Order limit of 20 copies per branch . This item is only available by email to

Media on the UNISON National site.

Learning: the next 25 years

20 June 2018 12:45pm–1:45pm
Syndicate 3, Brighton Centre

UNISON Learning and Organising Services will be at the union’s national delegate conference. Our fringe meeting will feature speakers Lyn Brown MP and UNISON assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie.

Event on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

How to… develop your workplace contacts

A workplace contact can often be your next important activist – UNISON’s Learning and Organising Services team offers some tips on guiding them on the next steps

How to, Magazine on the Magazine site.