Category: Skills

The right and opportunities to retrain and reskill
Community - August 1st, 2021
The world of work is changing, and workers need to be both allowed and supported to change with it.  80% of the people who will [...]
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Let’s invest in the skills of our young workers
Kate Dearden - July 15th, 2021
Young workers today are growing up in a unique environment. Economic shifts - brought on both by rapidly developing technology, globalisation and the looming threat [...]
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Training to be a Mental Health First Aider
Charlotte Edwards - July 12th, 2021
Charlotte Edwards attended a Mental Health First Aid course held at Tata Port Talbot in January 2020. The course was organised by Lisa Francis, Learning [...]
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Delivering mental health training across the U.K.
Community - June 18th, 2021
At Community Learn, we’ve been working closely with workplace representatives and management over recent months to deliver Mental Health Awareness Training. Back in 2017, our [...]
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We need to end digital isolation
Jacqueline Thomas - May 31st, 2021
It is no exaggeration to say that when we went into lockdown last year, people who lacked digital connections were totally cut off. During the [...]
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Supporting me to support others
Amanda De Leon Capdesuner - May 22nd, 2021
I became more involved with the union when there was a period of instability and a number of service centre staff were under the threat [...]
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The future for workers and tech
Anna Mowbray - May 14th, 2021
Anna Mowbray presented the findings of Community's report, 'Sharing the Future: Workers and Technology in the 2020s', at the Challenging Tech symposium, hosted by Cardiff [...]
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Addressing the skills challenge: Our Skills Assessment findings
Kate Dearden - May 10th, 2021
At Community we believe access to learning is a basic right. Education builds confidence, self-esteem and dignity; it is the key to success in our [...]
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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 my apprenticeship opened up opportunities
Megan Edwards - February 11th, 2021
For National Apprenticeships Week I thought that I would share my own experience of what it was like to be an apprentice, why I applied [...]
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