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Union

USDAW

Project Name

Expanding the Learning Offer

Area

Contact Details

Summary

All Wales

Alicia Oldfield (Lee) Alicia.Oldfield@USDAW.ORG.UK 07591 630309 Trish Deeny trish.deeny@usdaw.org.uk Admin Karina.Williamson@USDAW.ORG.UK 0161 2242804 USDAW 188 Wilmslow Rd Manchester M14 6LJ

‘Expanding the Learning Offer’ introduces 20 retail workplaces to learning through the Check Out Learning (C.O.L) campaign and activity to strengthen inter-union collaboration. It extends the offer in existing C.O.L stores incorporating vocational and essential skills and establishes arrangements for joint promotion of level 2 learning in distribution and manufacturing.

Emma Ramsay 07817 145 754 emma.ramsay@aslef.org.uk

ASLEF are to launch a ground breaking initiative to create new opportunities and a brighter future for rail workers and the rail industry. The new learning partnership programme in Wales will bring together rail unions & companies, supporting Welsh government agencies and educational partners to raise skills and talent across the sector.

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ASLEF

ASLEF – The Learning Partnership Programme

All Wales

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All Wales

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Sian Gale (PM) 02920 322 582 sain@bectu.org.uk Beth Roberts (part time PW) CULT Cymru – Creative Unions Learning Together, is a collaborative 029 2055 4601 07714757061 project between the four unions representing workers across the creative beth@bectu.org.uk W0007, Ty Oldfield, media industries. Its aim is to support atypical workers in particular Llantrisant Road, younger and older workers who require additional support to survive and Llandaff, thrive in an industry with potential for growth in Wales even in today’s Cardiff challenging economic climate. CF5 2YQ

All Wales

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The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) are seeking to embed their very successful approach to delivering opportunities for workers in food and drink manufacturing across Wales. The industry faces John James (PM) 02920 481 518 07739 326 significant challenges and the majority of shop-floor staff traditionally have 004 john.james@bfawu.org.uk Vicky Watkins had little or no access to learning or to gaining a qualification at work. The (PW) DPA not ticked BFAWU have brought together a network of key employers, providers and expert organisations such as sector skills councils to establish a culture of learning in the industry

BECTU

BFAWU

Participation Through Partnership

UCATT

Establishing the foundations, developing the infrastructure – reaching out to learners and employers – building learning across Wales

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UNISON

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CULT Creative Unions Learning Together / Undebau Creadigol yn Cydweithio

Connecting Learners in the 3rd Sector in North & Mid Wales

All Wales

Jeff Hopewell (PM) Marie Qazzaz (PW) 07882 446481 mqucatt@live.com

UCATT’s project will build learning on the foundations established in our earlier WULF projects and further develop the union’s learning infrastructure to engage with both employers in the construction and associated sectors across Wales. The union will endeavour to connect with hard to reach workers/employers using a range of innovative techniques and strategies.

Regional

Richard Speight 07799116193 richard.speight@cartreficymru.org or richard.speight@cartrefi.org Assistant Hayley Wood 01248 363176 Hayley.Wood@cartrefi.org 30 Dean Street Bangor LL57 1UR

The Connecting Learners in the Third Sector in North & Mid Wales will increase the effectiveness of work-based learning and training opportunities across the voluntary and community sector and seek to support making the connections to health and social care.


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Regional

Karen Fisher Community Lives Consortium 24 Walter Road Swansea SA1 5NN 01792 646640 079666090038 karen.fisher@communitylives.co.uk Nicola Buiega (admin) nicola.buiega@communitylives.co.uk

The Connecting Learners in the Third Sector in South Wales will increase the effectiveness of work-based learning and training opportunities across the voluntary and community sector and seek to support making the connections to health and social care.

All Wales

G John 02920819 414 g.john@unison.co.uk (Gareth Co oridinates all of Unison WULF, you may be able to get contact details directly from him) Unison House Coustom House St, Cardiff CF10 1AP Helen Huelin h.huelin@unison.co.uk

The project will support learning solutions that will embed essential skills into workplace learning enabling public sector workers to follow learning progression routes relevant to their prior learning, individual learning needs and learning styles.

North Wales

Michael Schoonjans (PM) 01978 293 307 m.schoonjans@glyndwr.ac.uk Vanessa Doughty (PA) 07850 186495

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The project is a partnership between UNISON CymrulWales and the North Wales Local Authorities to develop common solutions to tackling workplace basic skills in line with the Welsh Assembly Governments strategy 'Words Talk, Numbers Count'

North Wales

Maggy Guirguis DPA Not ticked

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The project is a partnership between UNISON and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with the aim of widening participation by developing common solutions to tackling workplace skills shortages across the NHS in North Wales in line with the Welsh Assembly Governments strategy 'Words Talk, Numbers Count' and 'Skills that Work for Wales'.

All Wales

Jeff Morgan 07736167665 jeffmorgan@communitas.org.uk Community Union Office Pembroke House 20 Cathedral Rd CF11 9LJ

This project will address skills needs and learning to enable members to cope with change both at the workplace and in society in general. By raising demand for learning through the provision of opportunities to upskill and also increase awareness of the role of lifelong learning.

UNISON

Connecting Learners in the 3rd Sector in South Wales

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UNISON

Reaching Out To Learners

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UNISON

UNISON

Community

Making The Learning Connections In North Wales

Connecting Health Through Learning in North Wales

Building for the future – The way forward

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Unite

Step Up to Learning 3 Sector Led Skills

All Wales

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Sustainable Access to Learning for All

All Wales

Julie Evans (PM) Unite the Union are seeking to utilise WULF funding to continue to make a Julie.evans@unitetheunion.org 02920 022759 real difference to workforce skills in Wales through further promoting it’s 07805908026 Glyn Haynes (PW) 07951912338 very successful ‘Step Up to Learning’ campaign. The timing of the glyn.haynes@unitetheunion.org Room 3C 1 campaign has been key as it coincided with the onset of the economic Cathedral Rd recession and has delivered real added value to Welsh Assembly Cardiff Government measures to tackle the recession in Wales. The project CF11 9SD Admin Sue Da'Casto seeks to widen campaign support to key front line employees in the public Sue.Da'Casto@unitetheunion.org sector in addition to the significant success in the private sector to date. Aziz Bouleghimat Wales Probation Trust West Glam House 23 Orchard St Swansea SA1 1BN 01792478117 07581317212 abouleghlimat@napo.org.uk

To build on the success of ALFA by providing support to staff through this period of change, ensuring access for all to continued learning and skill development with a focus on B&ME and maintain the effective promotion of the Welsh Language with a move towards employer engagement and partnership working.


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Union

Unison

Project Name

Caring 2 Learn in Health & Social Care in The Valleys, Mid & West Wales

Area

Named Contact Details - To be updated once project staff are in post

Summary

Valleys, Mid & West Wales

Name: Shelley Dony 07535 577 781 shelley.dony@wales.nhs.uk The Library Hafan Dderwen Hywel Dda Health Board Johnstown Carms SA31 3BB Mark.Flagg@wales.nhs.uk

The project is a partnership between UNISON and Health & Social Care employers in the public sector in the Valleys, Mid and West Wales with the aim of widening participation by developing common solutions that tackle shortages in workplace skills consistent with the Welsh Assembly Government’s strategy ‘Words Talk, Numbers Count’ and ‘Skills that Work for Wales’.

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Unison

Caring 2 Learn in Health and Social Care in South Wales

South Wales

Name: Ruth Gates 07870 919 781 ruth.gates@wales.nhs.uk Learning & Development Excel Centre Glanrhyd Tondu Rd Bridgend CF41 3LN 01656753831

The project is a partnership between UNISON and the Health and Social Care employers in the public sector in South Wales, with the aim of widening participation by developing common solutions to tackling workplace skills shortages in line with the Welsh Assembly Governments strategy ‘Words Talk, Numbers Count’ and ‘Skills that Work for Wales’.

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Unison

Learning 2 Make a Difference in South Wales

South Wales

Name: Hazel Marsh (West) 07824 538 042 hazel.marsh@pembrokeshire.gov.uk Pembs CC Development Centre London Rd Pembroke Dock Pembrokeshire SA72 6TT

This project is a partnership between Unison Cymru/Wales and the public sector in South Wales including local authorities, fire service, ambulance service and police force. The aim will be to re-skill and develop opportunities for support staff faced with public sector spending cuts to enable them to learn to make a difference.

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Unite

SUTL 4 ‘’Strengthening Growth’’

All Wales

Julie Evans (PM) Julie.evans@unitetheunion.org 02920 022759 07805908026 Glyn Haynes (PW) 07951912338 glyn.haynes@unitetheunion.org Room 3C 1 Cathedral Rd Cardiff CF11 9SD Admin Sue Da'Casto Sue.Da'Casto@unitetheunion.org

Unite the union aim to tackle the huge challenges facing the Welsh economy and workforce over the next three years. By spreading the good practice of the ‘Step Up to Learning’ campaign to a significant number of new employers with a particular focus on sectors and geographical areas that need the most support to survive and recover from the recent recession.

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Unite

S.E.U.S: Skills for the Energy & Utilities Sector

CWU

UGC -Addysg Drwy Cyfathrebu Yng Nghymru / CWU Education through Comminication in Wales

All Wales

Glyn Haynes glyn.haynes@unitetheunion.org 07951912338 01248362098 Unite the Union Suite 6A 30 Dean St Bangor LL57 1UR Admin Sue Da'Casto Sue.Da'Casto@unitetheunion.org

With this project, Unite aim to focus on the exciting and important developments happening within the energy and utility sector in Wales, including important activity around energy efficiency and renewable energy production. By working alongside other publicly funded programmes in key areas in North and West Wales, and large employers in the utilities sector, the project aims to develop skills amongst the workforce Wales-wide.

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All Wales

The Welsh Assembly Government's strategy, "Skills that Work for Kim Johnson Wales" has led the CWU into developing this project with aims which link kim.w.johnson@btinternet.com 07841 directly to the skills plan. The main outcome of the project will be to 922986 8 Allt yr yn Avenue, Newport NP20 enhance development of solutions tackling workplace skills shortages 5DB throughout the communications industries in Wales.


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BECTU

Craft and Technical Skills for Creative Workers (2 YEAR PROJECT)

All Wales

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RCN

Changing the culture of learning-Skills for the 21st Century

All Wales

Sian Gale (PM) 02920 322 582 sain@bectu.org.uk Beth Roberts (part time The Craft and Technical Skills for Creative Workers is a BECTU project PW) 029 2055 4601 07714757061 that supports staff and freelancers working in Arts and Entertainment and beth@bectu.org.uk W0007, Ty Oldfield, the Audiovisual industries to identify their learning needs and access Llantrisant Road, relevant learning opportunities that will benefit individuals, employers and Llandaff, this strategically important sector in Wales. Cardiff CF5 2YQ

Name: Valerie Bailey Tel No: 02920680727 Fax No: 02920680750 Email: Valerie.bailey@rcn.org.uk Sarah Barnes (P/T) Administrator sarah.barnes@rcn.org.uk 02920 680745

RCN`S project `Changing the culture of learning-Skills for the 21st Century` will provide essential skills, personal development and Welsh language courses to health care staff across Wales to overcome the barriers to learning that continue to exist within the public and independent sectors. It will utilise the partnerships already established with the Welsh Assembly Government Employer Pledge team, NLIAH, Skills for Health, TUC, WEA and public sector unions to achieve its aim.

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Community

Building For The Future - The Next Level

PCS

‘Defining Skills’ – Meeting the Challenges in the Public Sector

All Wales

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Jeff Morgan 07736167665 jeffmorgan@communitas.org.uk Community Union Office Pembroke House 20 Cathedral Rd CF11 9LJ

This project will further develop the skills and qualifications that people in the workplace have gained both at the workplace and in their own lives and with the uncertainty of manufacturing in the UK, employees will be better equipped to cope with movement into other sectors if they are forced to. By raising demand for learning through the provision of opportunities to up skill and also increase awareness of the role of lifelong learning.

All Wales

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The project will aim to address the employability skills of the public sector Name: Jayne Smith (PM) Steve Donoghue workforce in Wales, who are at risk of redundancy and or re-deployment, (PW) Office tel: 02920 666 363 Not ticked and through working with employers and Union Learning Representatives DPA (ULRs) will provide staff with the necessary support, knowledge and mechanisms to meet the challenges they face over the forthcoming years.

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Name: NIGEL WILLIAMSON Tel No: 01656 867910 or 07968996684 fax No: 01656 864087 E-MAIL: nigel.williamson@fbu.org.uk 4 Working with partners this project will continue to embed lifelong learning ffordd Yr Hen Gae alongside training as a day to day activity in the Fire and Rescue Service Pencoed Bridgend Cf35 5LJ

All Wales

Utilising digital technology, the NUJ is set to launch a Welsh Assembly Government funded skills development project to facilitate and support Anna Roberts PM trainingwales@nuj.org.uk the progression of career development. This will be achieved by 07768 080397 delivering a range of key learning opportunities that will help strengthen the media workforce in Wales at the same time as supporting vulnerable workers through recession to recovery.

All Wales

Name: Kevin Waddingham Kevin.Waddingham@remploy.co.uk 07576466973 - Currently recruiting You can contact Deri Bevan 07769971336 (Wales TUC Development Officer)

FBU

The Learning Beacon

NUJ

Supporting Skills Development During the Recession

GMB

Working Together - Skills for Employment in Remploy (Wales) (2 YEAR PROJECT)

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Unison

all projects please contact & cc

G John 02920819 414 g.john@unison.co.uk (Gareth & Helen Co oridinate all Unison WULF projects. Unison House Coustom House St, Cardiff CF10 1AP Helen Huelin h.huelin@unison.co.uk

The GMB 'Working Together' project will provide opportunities to develop transferable skills for all Remploy employees across the nine sites in Wales. The GMB, in partnership with the employer, will undertake detailed skills assessment by site to identify skills gaps, establish workplace learning committees and provide appropriate learning. The project will have a specific focus on employability skills.


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