This year's Adult Learners' Week (15-21 May) is seeing trade unions at their innovative best when offering informal learning opportunities. Through unionlearn NW, workers and employers have come together to support a variety of projects across the region that look at addressing issues such as environmental issues, work life balance, fair trade and health at work.
Through funding from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) unionlearn is supporting over 60 groundbreaking initiatives covering all sectors of the economy to support activity during Adult Learners week. 13 unions are accessing funding that will target up to 6500 learners across the
Throughout the year unionlearn helps unions in the
Dave Eva, unionlearn NW regional manager said: 'Adult Learners' Week is a great opportunity to highlight the work unions are undertaking through the funding on offer. Unionlearn is enabling unions in workplaces throughout the region to encourage workers to take that crucial first step back into learning by accessing informal adult learning. Through innovative ideas and taster sessions such as these, many workers will begin their own learning journey through the trade union route.'
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