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Abdul’s Story

Abdul Rawat was a young man who turned his life around thanks to an apprenticeship with Kirklees Council. As unionlearn...

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Apprenticeships and the value of union membership

We asked a group of apprentices what being a member of a union means to them – this is what...

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Robert Halfon MP addresses unionlearn

Below is the text of a speech given to unionlearn’s Youth Unemployment conference by Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow....

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Caterpillar Peterlee Apprentice Awareness Day

As part of National Apprentice Week 2013 Catapiller Peterlee decided to run and host an event showing their appreciation for...

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Annual shortfall of 40,000 STEM graduates: could technician registration be a better pathway?

This week is National Science and Engineering Week. This blog post shows some of the work unionlearn is doing to...

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Maths4Us

NIACE in partnership with unionlearn and others have launched an initiative called Maths4Us encouraging people to take up and champion...

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Could the ‘make skills work’ and ‘green skills’ agendas come together?

Can trade unions help redesign work to make it better for people and climate?

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Apprenticeships are more than a numbers game

The decrease in the numbers of apprenticeships for young people has received a good bit of attention in the last...

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Learning agreements engage employers

Pretty much everyone agrees that continuing to learn is a good thing. Unions work hard at helping people in their...

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New TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady talks to the BBC about unionlearn

Just before Christmas we wrote about Frances O’Grady visiting the learning centre at the Hollingdean depot in Brighton. The BBC...

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