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Government ‘short-changing’ nurses on education and training, says UNISON ahead of Westminster debate

UNISON is urging MPs to highlight the urgent need for substantial investment in education and training for nurses and other healthcare staff.   The call comes ahead of a special debate later today (Wednesday) in Parliament on the future of nurse education funding that, the union says, has been severely hit by cuts.   The […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

School funding cuts could deny children a decent future says UNISON

Responding to government plans to reform school funding UNISON head of education Jon Richards said: “Schools that are already underfunded will get much less than they’d hoped for. “Other highly rated schools in better resourced areas will see their budgets cut further still to fund those currently failing. “Good education doesn’t come cheap. Schools need […]

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Online tools from UNISON Learning

A flyer directing members to new online learning resources – UNISON’s e-notes on the Care Certificate and Becoming a ULR, and unionlearn’s Use-IT app.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Learning Angle Briefing No9: Using learning to promote well-being at work

Thinking about what you can do to help tackle stress and promote wellbeing in the workplace? Read how ULRs and branches are using learning to promote health and wellbeing amongst members

Article on the UNISON National site.

Education Programme 2017

Media on the UNISON Northern site.

New Stewards add to UNISON’s strength in Durham and Middlesbrough

UNISON Northern Region strengthened its team of workplace activists with a highly successful Workplace Stewards course held in County Durham. The flexible, modular training course covered the topics of UNISON’s structure, equality issues, recruitment, representation and employment law. The eight talented and committed women members volunteered to become trained stewards to strengthen UNISON within their […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

ONE UNISON Weekend

Date
19 – 20 May 2018
Location
Crowne Plaza Resort, Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knight, Maldon CM9 8HX

In the year of our 25th anniversary it is only fitting that we mark that event with a special celebration. Our ONE UNISON Weekend is the premier point in our calendar combining the best of UNISON learning, workshops to stimulate ideas and debate, our regional council AGM and, new for 2018, our gala dinner and […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Health and Safety Reps

Date
7 – 29 June 2017
Location
Abbey Conference Centre, Unilever Bestfoods UK, Bracondale, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DD

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

NDC New Delegates Briefing

Date
23 May 2017 9:30am–4:30pm
Location
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Trumpington, Cambridge, CB2 9NL

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Organising Steward

Date
3 May 2017 9:30am–4:30pm
Location
Abbey Conference Centre, Unilever Bestfoods UK, Bracondale, Norwich, NR1 2DD

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Mental Health Awareness

Date
27 – 28 April 2017
Location
UNISON Office, St. Edmund House, Lower Baxter Street, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1ET

This course will run on 27th and 28th of April 2017. Mental Health Awareness This two day course aims to: • Examine what we mean by ‘mental illness’ • Look at what employers can do to maintain mental health at work • Identify some of the common signs and symptoms of poor mental health in […]

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Mentoring

Date
16 – 17 March 2017
Location
Kings House, Bedford, 245 Ampthill Road, B

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Stewards Recertification

Date
16 – 17 January 2017
Location
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Trumpington, Cambridge, CB2 9NL

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Branch Officer Training Weekend

Date
7 – 9 April 2017
Location
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes, Colchester Rd, Tolleshunt Knight, Maldon CM9 8HX

Event on the UNISON Eastern site.

Additional courses

In addition to our main programme of activist education courses, the UNISON South East also runs additional courses throughout the year. Some are programmed, some are demand-driven, but all help equip our activists for the roles they undertake. Additional Regional Courses Branch Officer Training This is an annual residential weekend training event that covers all the key branch […]

Page on the UNISON South East site.