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UNISON signs up to the valued worker scheme with Blyth Valley Academy

The scheme is a set of commitments to treat all employees fairly.

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Education unions’ agree statement on the safe reopening of schools

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

News on the UNISON South West site.

Education Course Application Form

E&T form 2019

Media on the UNISON Greater London site.

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.

GLR Training Course Application Form 2018

Media on the UNISON Greater London 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.

Welsh Government reinstates education funding for minorities and travellers

Neath Port Talbot UNISON branch has welcomed Welsh Government’s decision to reverse the cuts to educational support funding to the Minority Ethnic Achievement Service (MEAS) and the Traveller Education Service (TES) by providing partial funding for this year to Neath Port Talbot Council and committing to funding all 22 Local Authorities next year. Following campaigning […]

Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales 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.

Glamorgan decision on learning support registration fees welcomed

Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Interested in promoting education? Get involved as a union learning rep

Union learning reps (ULRs) are enthusiasts and advocates for learning and have an important role to play in finding out what learning opportunities are available in the workplace, and help members develop new skills.  The role varies according to individual circumstances but ULRs are involved in a range of activities promoting learning. Initial training is available […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

Unions set out five tests government and colleges must meet before staff and students can return

Cutting corners risk pushing us back to square one

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Low-paid workers protest at UCL’s ‘callous’ employment system

Hundreds of UCL cleaners, porters, security officers and catering staff will demand their outsourced jobs be returned to the university, so workers doing the same jobs receive the same pay, pension and annual leave, says UNISON today (Thursday). This afternoon (from 1pm to 3pm) support staff from across UCL will gather outside the university’s main […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants use own money to fund uniforms and trips to help struggling parents

UNISON survey uncovers how far teaching assistants go to financially support their pupils

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Landmark UNISON case confirms minimum annual leave for all workers

Court of Appeal ruling has implications for hundreds of thousands of employees

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.