Autumn Learning Rep now available! | unionlearn

Unionlearn has today published the latest edition of the Learning Rep. The Autumn 2017 edition focuses the spotlight on this year’s unionlearn Annual Conference at Congress House, and also includes a look at some of the highlights of this summer’s Festival of Learning.

The magazine for union learners everywhere also has an in depth interview with John Vickers, Project Manager of BFAWU Learning Services and hears how John and his team support workers in food production across the country.

With a look at the latest new resources available to ULRs, lots of stories about reps supporting…

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Learning Rep – Autumn 2017 Edition | unionlearn

In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:

Conference 2017: Apprenticeships in the spotlight
Summer learning is a blast
Sharing the recipe for success
New ULR resources
Delivering quality traineeships
Switching to online learning
Adult & Community LearningApprenticeshipsEnglish, Maths and ICTMid-life DevelopmentSupporting learnersTUC EducationULRsUnion Learning FundWorking with employersLearning Rep Autumn 2017.pdf PDF (4 MB)

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Southport event kicks off the Supporting Learners autumn series | unionlearn

Unionlearn will be launching a series of regional Supporting Learners events, being held over the autumn, at Southport this October.

The event, run in conjunction with the North West TUC, will be held at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on Wednesday 4th October.

The Southport Supporting Learners event is one of six organised across England in October and November 2017. The events are aimed at an audience of ULRs, union reps, officers and union learning project staff. 

The event will be packed with useful information and resources, and include a unionlearn Supporting…

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Unite ULR lays his cards on the table | unionlearn

Value My Skills cards are a popular way to explore mid-life career options, as Unite Union Learning Rep (ULR) Richard Gilbert found out after hearing about them at a unionlearn conference in Leeds.

Value My Skills are an interactive card game to help Union Learning Reps (ULRs) work with their colleagues to help identify transferable skills. The cards are particularly useful if people are interested in a new job, a course, a promotion or some voluntary work. They help the users to think about the skills they’ve already developed, want to develop in the future and provide the right words to…

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PFA harnesses social media to highlight high quality apprenticeships | unionlearn

It makes sense to use an apprenticeship programme to harness the power of social media to reach young people.

Ethan Kear-Davies was looking to start a career in marketing after finishing his media diploma at college when he found out about an apprenticeship opportunity in the commercial marketing department at Pompey in the Community (PITC) last summer.

PITC is the charity arm of Portsmouth Football Club that provides education and coaching opportunities for children and young people using the facilities at the club, including the learning hub in the Pompey Study Centre kitted out by…

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Get ready for #MathsWorkout Week | unionlearn

Unionlearn is organising another #MathsWorkout Week in October, packed full of activities dedicated to improving everybody’s numeracy skills. 

To take part, you can: 

tweet a photograph of using maths in an everyday job situation (e.g. measuring something, using spreadsheets, handling money) with the hashtag #mathsworkout 
encourage everyone in your workplace and family to check their maths skills with the Use-IT assessment tool and tell us about it with a tweet to @unionlearn or a Facebook post 
organise a maths event
write a blog about how you feel about maths

#MathsWorkout…

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Get ready for #MathsWorkout Week | unionlearn

Unionlearn is organising another #MathsWorkout Week in October, packed full of activities dedicated to improving everybody’s numeracy skills. 

To take part, you can: 

tweet a photograph of using maths in an everyday job situation (e.g. measuring something, using spreadsheets, handling money) with the hashtag #mathsworkout 
encourage everyone in your workplace and family to check their maths skills with the Use-IT assessment tool and tell us about it with a tweet to @unionlearn or a Facebook post 
organise a maths event
write a blog about how you feel about maths

#MathsWorkout…

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