Black History Month: Time to Celebrate! with David Olusoga

16 October 2021 9:30am–1:00pm

Online

Join us for a one-day online celebration of Black History, featuring a talk from historian David Olusoga

Black History Month: Black Leadership Skills

15 October 2021 9:30am–4:30pm

Online

Join us for a one-day online course on developing leadership skills for Black members, as part of Black History Month 2021.

Regional Women’s Forum 2021 – Back To Work As Usual?

1 – 2 October 2021

Online meeting

This year’s UNISON South East Regional Women’s Forum takes place 1-2 October with a range of talks and workshops and a chance to network with other women in the region.

ERA Refresher Training

14 September 2021

Online event

By law, all workplace representatives are required to undertake training at least once every five years to keep up to date and maintain their ERA certification. The refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. Much like a face to face course, […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

This workshop is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on policies, pay, change management, and conditions. It will help participants to: develop and practice negotiating skills be more effective team negotiators understand the process of negotiating be familiar with different styles […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

13 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 13 September 2021 to Monday 18 October 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

Mental Health Awareness

10 September 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

This webinar is open to all members in the South East. Topics include: What is good Mental Health? The links between good Wellbeing habits and Mental Health, Stress and the workplace Assessing the impact of COVID-19 Enquiries and applications should be sent to membereducationse@unison.co.uk Outcome

Young Members Forum

7 September 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Long Covid Workshop

7 September 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online course

UNISON is holding a Long Covid Workshop open to all Activists from the region. We’ll be covering key issues in the workplace like: What is Long Covid? How does it affect people in the workplace? Is it a Disability covered by the Equality Act 2010? How can UNISON support members impacted by Long Covid? Email […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

6 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

Unconscious Bias Workshop

3 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

In this workshop you will learn about what unconscious bias actually is and how our brains process information. Why does unconscious bias happen and where does it come from? What are the effects and impact of unconscious bias on individuals in society and in the workplace? How can we address our own and other people‚Äôs […]

Better Boundaries – How to deal effectively with difficult people webinar

9 August 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

We all have that difficult colleague, frenemy, family member who controls and dominates others. This workshop will set you on your way to improving assertiveness and boundaries without being aggressive. Examine the strategies used by master manipulators, and develop strategies of your own to keep your confidence high and your relationships protected. If you would […]

Know your Rights: Social Care

29 July 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

This workshop is open to all UNISON members working in social care. The workshop will discuss your rights at work, listen to your concerns and offer advice on issues affecting you in the workplace. To reserve a space, please email your membership number to¬†membereducationse@unison.co.uk. Introduction by Gavin Edwards, UNISON National Officer for Social Care. Your […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

19 July 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 19 July 2021 to Friday 27 August 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

Confidence Building, Personal Development and Public Speaking webinar

16 July 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online event

Public speaking can be one of the most frightening things a person can do and confidence is key when having to do this, whether that be at work or in the community. This webinar will look at what negatively affects confidence, how lack of confidence can affect overall wellbeing and then will look at ways […]