Category: Learning

The support to adapt to the future
Anna Mowbray - February 23rd, 2021
At the Commission on Workers and Technology, we’ve spent two years speaking to workers up and down the country, everywhere from an insurance office 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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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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New online learning hub created
Community - November 9th, 2020
Community has joined forces with Aspire to form a Learning Partnership which opens up thousands of courses for Aspire employees and local people too. The [...]
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Community gets member online  
Mick Brightman - October 29th, 2020
Earlier this year Community member, Stuart Clarke, was made redundant from Barkers Shoes after twenty-five years of working at the company. Stuart’s years at the [...]
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Response to cuts to the Union Learning Fund
Community - October 19th, 2020
This month the government announced plans to cut the £12 million Union Learning Fund which supports workers to develop at work and reskill for new [...]
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Your skills, your future
Kate Dearden - October 14th, 2020
We know that prior to the pandemic, employers were facing skills shortages and that nationwide we faced a mismatch between the skills workers held and [...]
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Learning centre partnership inspires local learners
Community - June 5th, 2020
A successful learning centre partnership between the Community trade union and Sheffield’s ShipShape Health and Wellbeing Centre has engaged dozens of new learners over the [...]
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World Book Night – how to take part
Community - April 23rd, 2020
Community is encouraging members to take part in World Book Night. World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books that takes place [...]
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Young Workers Event
Community - March 13th, 2020
Community recently recently held an event for its young workers at the Quorn Grange in Loughborough. Offering young members the opportunity to share their stories [...]
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