Category: Education

New learning agreement signed
Community - April 15th, 2021
Community have recently signed a Learning agreement with Preston based organization Kind Communities. Kind Communities aim to empower members of the community who might belong [...]
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Role of your trade union representative
Tiffany Gillies - April 9th, 2021
In 2019, 6.44 million people in the UK were members of a trade union. Trade union membership helps workers, whether they are airline pilots, checkout [...]
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Learning reps training goes online
Community - April 7th, 2021
On Friday the 5th of March Community delivered the online ‘ULR Induction Briefing session’ for new reps, with a focus on a beginner guide to [...]
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How learning agreements transform workplaces
Lisa Francis - January 7th, 2021
Learning agreements are something that Community Learn have been negotiating for and implementing at workplaces for many years. But what is the importance and relevance [...]
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No one left behind: my experience of trade union learning
Adrian Morgan - December 16th, 2020
Health and safety training is vital to the steel sector to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees. Across a workforce of 4000 strong, [...]
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New learning and employment hub opened
Community - December 9th, 2020
Community Union and Preston’s College have signed a new partnership to establish our new Preston’s Community Learning and Employment Hub. Both partners will work together to [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Join us this Mental Health Awareness Week
Community - May 18th, 2020
This week we are proud to be campaigning for better mental health as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, [...]
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Online learning through the coronavirus
Community - May 18th, 2020
We have continued to support the health and wellbeing of our members, with several of our members and reps completing training from basic awareness to [...]
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Community is keeping workplaces safe through digital updates
Community - May 12th, 2020
"We have trained reps to organise differently and find new ways to communicate with members...”   Coronavirus is a serious public health crisis that is [...]
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