Search Posts, Media, Text Modules, Pages tagged education

Meet the new Lifelong Learning team in Southampton District Branch

Helen Capstick, ULR at Solent University I have been a member of UNISON since 2011 but have become more active in recent years when I took on the role of Union Learning Representative (ULR) at Solent University. I became a ULR as I wanted to use my skills to develop more informal learning sessions for […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

ULR Carol Wilkinson talks helping members overcome barriers to learning

How long have you been a member of UNISON? I  became a UNISON member 14 years ago when I started working in my daughters’ school as both teaching assistant and midday supervisor, when I moved to EDF Energy I transferred my membership and I was able to be more involved with helping our members within […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Activist Spotlight | Jenny Ford Life Long Learning Coordinator

Jenny Ford, Lifelong learning Coordinator and Joint Branch Secretary, Portsmouth Health branch. Facilities manager for Solent NHS Trust, based at St James’s Hospital in Portsmouth. How long have you been a UNISON member? Gosh I can’t remember! I think around 18 years! How long have you been involved in member learning? The same amount of […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Branch Based Training Request Form Updated Sept 2018

Request form and guidance for running branch based training.

Media on the UNISON South East site.

Education

The safety of our members and staff during this Covid-19 outbreak is a priority to us. We want to reassure you that we are listening to the concerns of our members and taking appropriate action based on the best advice from government and our national office. In light of this, it has been agreed that […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Education unions’ agree statement on the safe reopening of schools

Ministers should step back from 1 June target and put safety first

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Activist Education Programme 2020

Media on the UNISON South East site.

Funding for our Future: a new learning grant scheme for UNISON South East low paid women members and activists

UNISON is a union of women, over 1 million of them working across the public and private sectors delivering quality public services. Our women members are in all professions, catering assistants, nurses, midday supervisors, librarians, cleaners, social workers and cooks amongst a wide variety of jobs. A large proportion of our women members are low […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Petition launches to get COVID tests for all education staff

Westminster government’s testing priority list only includes ‘teachers’ for education in England, forgetting the rest of the education team

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Let’s talk self-care – Wellbeing Webinar

Throughout the current Covid-19 national emergency, we’re seeing once more the importance of learning for people’s wellbeing and mental health. UNISON South East’s Regional Learning and Development Organiser, Abbey Dunn, and Area Organiser, Vicki Gibbs, have developed an hour long wellbeing webinar for all members within the South East. It is vital that we look […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Branch Officer Training

Every year, UNISON South East runs a weekend residential training course for all newly appointed or untrained Branch Officers. This year, the Branch Officer Training weekend is taking place at the Hilton at  Ageas Bowl in Southampton and the following courses will be taking place: Branch Officer Training Branch Secretary: This course is designed to […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

‘Fair funding’ must also mean sufficient funding, say education unions

Following the publication of the Government’s final proposals for its long-awaited National Funding Formula (NFF), organisations representing school staff, teachers and leaders – ATL, GMB, NAHT, NUT, UNISON and Unite – have updated the schoolcuts.org.uk website to reflect the funding losses facing each school in England. The picture is extremely bleak.  The Government has accused […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Health and Safety Reps

If you have recently been elected as a UNISON Health and Safety rep, you are probably feeling slightly anxious about what you have let yourself in for. Don’t panic! UNISON South East have put together a 14-day programme of training which we recommend for all new Health and Safety reps, and for which your employer should give you […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

Organising Steward

If you have recently become a UNISON Steward or workplace representative, you are probably feeling slightly anxious about what you have let yourself in for. Don’t panic! UNISON South East have put together a 17-day programme of training, which we recommend for all new Stewards, and for which your employer should give you paid time off work […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON South East Training Application Form September 2019

Media on the UNISON South East site.