Member Learning

Member learning update:

In consultation with the Regional Development and Organising Committee the decision has been taken to cancel all class-based activist and member learning courses for the remainder of 2020. Scroll down the page for some new and exciting offers online as an alternative this year!

If you’d like any further information or have any questions about our regional courses please email us at:

Member Education Queries

UNISON staff are working hard to make sure the union’s business continues and our service to you is maintained. Information around Covid -19 , workplaces and updates can be seen here:

You can find our latest guidance on our website.

.UNISON South West Hosts Learning at Work Week 2020.

Using this link you can go through to our interactive poster to book a space on any of the offers listed. Scroll down to see all our learning offers during Learning at Work Week 2020.

Learning at Work Week BOOK HERE!

A range of online webinars, discussion groups and workshops for members and activists. 

Share your learning journey or start a new one with UNISON.

Learning at work sees a variety of options to join in with some exclusively for South West members and some open to all UNISON members. We have workshops for active Reps to join and learn too!
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Booking has opened for South West Member workshop and webinar options below. 

Are you sitting comfortably, Promoting positive posture, With Carolyn Beiert from Liverpool Happiness

( 1hr workshop) 15 Spaces – on zoom

Monday 5th October 13:00 BOOK HERE!

Wednesday 7th October 12:15 BOOK HERE!

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Bereavment Awareness Webinar with CRUSE UK

(2 hr webinar ) 12 spaces- on zoom

Wednesday 7th October 10:15-12:15 BOOK HERE!

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Other Learning offers with limited spaces left!

Your Skills , Your Future

8th, 15th, 22nd October – Limited spaces left!

1800-2000 – A few spaces left

More information and booking here!

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Creative Writing Workshop

29th Oct, 5th Nov, 12th Nov

1800- 2000 – A few spaces left!

More information and booking here!

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FREE OFFER FOR UNISON MEMBERS

Course price usually £95.00

Experience the benefits of this 8 week online MBSR course. Karen has taught in excess of 88 MBSR courses to groups and developed this online version with Dr Yvonne Anderson. It guides you through the evidence-based programme, originally designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, providing all the tools you need to experience the benefits of mindfulness via this flexible learning format. Progress through the course at your own pace, preferably doing one session per week, and practice the foundational mindfulness meditations daily. This course offers you the freedom to move at your own speed and in your own time and does not tie you in to attending sessions face to face.If you would be interested in this FREE offer please send your name , membership number and email to:

Natalie Chadwick

Keep an eye on our website and social media for more learning events and options coming soon.

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UNISON Learning Reps

Be a part of the learning network!

Becoming active in your workplace – as mentioned in our video below you can become a volunteer in your workplace to help us spread the word about union learning. You can give as much or as little time as you wish. This role is the UNISON Learning Rep ( ULR). Training is available and you can be part of a great network in the region.

Click the link below for more information.

What is a UNISON Learning Rep?

Unison Learning Rep poster

If you are interested in taking up this role please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss further. We would love to hear from you.

UNISON South West Member Learning Team

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