The ULF is a very important source of funding. It enables unions to develop their capacity in learning to benefit members and the union team at work.
We all like to hear about success stories and how a project has impacted on people – and the ULF provides great opportunities to show the different new structures, forums/networks and adoption of qualifications.
Please click the themes below to view their relevant case studies.
Developing and strengthening training and support for Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) to enable them to reach out and support disadvantaged learners, particularly those with numeracy, literacy and language needs, in both the workplace and the local community.
Working with employers to increase the number of high quality Apprenticeship places available; in particular focussing on those employers not yet involved in training apprenticeships and in promoting apprenticeships to disadvantaged groups who have the potential to benefit.
Engaging with employers to promote co-investment in skills, adopt professional and occupational standards, more effective skills utilisation, improved leadership and management and greater employee involvement and commitment in the workplace.
Extending support to union members working in non-unionised workplaces to develop a ‘Learning Champion’ role in consultation with their employers to take forward these themes and priorities.
Developing and enhancing existing equality and diversity policies and practices to fully support all learners.