UNISON Lifelong Learning    & Learning Pool
UNISON in WalesOver 100,00 members in Wales in:• Local Government• NHS Trusts / Local Health Boards• Emergency services• V...
UNISON Learning Projects• WULF funded (Wales Union Learning Fund)• 8 projects across Wales• Support Basic Skills in the wo...
Learning across WalesIssues•   Time off for training•   Distance to travel / rurality•   Project targets against funds ava...
The Employer PledgeBasic Skills in Wales:Did you know .....• Literacy - 12% of adults• Numeracy – 51% of adultsAre at or b...
Have a go...!Answers:1. b) £225.002. b) Do you need more sleep?3. a) 16
UNISON & Learning Pool• Identified the need for ‘large scale’ Basic Skills  Awareness• Basic Skills Awareness module devel...
Next developments• Branch training for UNISON• Certificated training• Any other government strategies we can  support – Se...
Visit us!http://unisonwales.learningpool.com             Thank you!
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Hazel and Kate-Unison

  1. 1. UNISON Lifelong Learning & Learning Pool
  2. 2. UNISON in WalesOver 100,00 members in Wales in:• Local Government• NHS Trusts / Local Health Boards• Emergency services• Voluntary sector
  3. 3. UNISON Learning Projects• WULF funded (Wales Union Learning Fund)• 8 projects across Wales• Support Basic Skills in the workplace• Promote lifelong learning – roadshows & tasters• Fund courses e.g. I.T., Interview Skills; Welsh in the Workplace• Support Union Learning Reps
  4. 4. Learning across WalesIssues• Time off for training• Distance to travel / rurality• Project targets against funds available• Difficulty with changes to Employer Pledge
  5. 5. The Employer PledgeBasic Skills in Wales:Did you know .....• Literacy - 12% of adults• Numeracy – 51% of adultsAre at or below the level of skills expected ofan 11 year old
  6. 6. Have a go...!Answers:1. b) £225.002. b) Do you need more sleep?3. a) 16
  7. 7. UNISON & Learning Pool• Identified the need for ‘large scale’ Basic Skills Awareness• Basic Skills Awareness module developed for Learning Pool• UNISON funded Learning Pool site• http://unisonwales.learningpool.com
  8. 8. Next developments• Branch training for UNISON• Certificated training• Any other government strategies we can support – Sector Skills Councils• ‘Hoped for’ modules from feedback e.g. Supporting Dyslexia• Better computer access• Encourage E-learning
  9. 9. Visit us!http://unisonwales.learningpool.com Thank you!

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