Category Archives: Education/Training

Care Workers Seminar......

5 July 2019 10:30am–3:30pm, UNISON Centre London.  Click here to read more.

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Schools Support Staff consultative Ballot......

Only 2 weeks to go of the national e ballot of the Schools Support Staff National Consultative Ballot.  We are encouraging members to vote.  Schools funding is a concern for Unison, teachers, Parents and the effect it is having/will have on Children’s Education and Future.  Click here to have your say.

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Help us shape the future of learning......

Do working people have the skills they need to succeed? Are they getting the training they need to do their jobs properly? And are they prepared to face the future of work? We’re asking all UNISON members to help us find out by completing our Skills For The Future survey.  Click here to read more.

 

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It’s Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October......

Boosting our members’ digital confidence.  UNISON is supporting the Get Online Week – 15-21 October – to help build members’ digital confidence and remove barriers that prevent them fully taking part in an increasingly technical world.  Click here to read more.

 

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Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges......

In an unprecedented move, the employers, all the further education unions in England – UNISON, UCU, GMB, ASCL, NEU and AMiE – and students will join together on 17 October to lobby MPs at Parliament for proper funding for colleges.  Click here to read more.

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School Funding Mass Lobby......

24 October 2017 9:30am – Emmanuel Centre, Marsham St, Westminster SW1P 3DW

On Tuesday 24 October UNISON and other education unions will hold a mass lobby of Parliament to protest against education funding cuts.  Click here to read more.

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New £15 million programme to help train one million in mental health first aid......

A new £15 million programme will see up to 1 million people trained in basic mental health “first aid” skills. The programme will improve personal resilience and help people recognise and respond effectively to signs of mental illness in others.  Click here to read more.

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E17 Protest March against education cuts – Friday 26th May 3.30-5pm......

Join UNISON and the NUT to march together and say No to Waltham Forest Schools losing over £25m by 2020.  Click here for more information.

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Working time, breaks and holidays......

The law relating to your working time is complicated. Some bad employers take advantage of this to deny staff their rights. Others may not understand what the law requires.

Step by step, this leaflet explains weekly hours limits and night working limits; and your rights to breaks, rest periods and paid holiday.

This short guide is not a full statement of the law. If your rights are being ignored get advice from your trade union about taking action to enforce them. Download Working time, breaks and holidays booklet (PDF)

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Supporting apprentices’ development......

8 March 2017 12:00pm–4:00pm – Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, 130 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 5AY

A half-day workshop for apprentices. aimed at helping help your career planning and progression. Come along, build your skills and meet other apprentices. Lunch and travel costs are covered by us. Continue reading

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