National Learning at Work Week 2024

Explore the power of learning during this year’s national Learning at Work Week, which runs from 13-17 May this year.

Learning at Work Week is an annual event that highlights the importance and benefits of learning and development – and this year’s programme is no exception.

It’s a great chance to try out short versions of some of UNISON College’s courses and workshops, and find out more information about where to go next with your learning journey.

All the sessions are available free of charge to all UNISON members.

See below for a description of each session and when it will be running. You can sign up for as many as you want and all sessions will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams.

Power to be you – Monday 13 May, 12–1pm
A taster course looking at how to build self-esteem, confidence and speaking skills. It will also explain what education opportunities are available as a UNISON member.

Social media – Tuesday 14 May, 1–2pm
An introductory workshop providing an overview of social media: what it is, what it’s used for and how to use it, whether as an individual, for your branch, campaigns, news, events and beyond.

Importance of union learning reps – Wednesday 15 May, 12–1pm
A taster course that explores the role, functions and impact of a union learning rep, and how to become one.

Every penny counts – Wednesday 16 May 1–2pm
An introductory session for those who want to improve the way they manage their personal finances and learn how to budget

Speaking with confidence – Friday 17 May, 12–1pm
A short introductory workshop that explores ways to improve verbal communication.

Find out more and register here