From the TUC

TUC Young Leaders programme

08 Jul 2011, By

As part of its new Building Stronger Unions training programme the TUC is pleased to announce details of the TUC Young Leaders course.

The course is aimed at young activists and in particular, but not exclusively, those who are members of union young members committees and networks. The programme will be delivered over two, two day modules and will consider the strategic challenges that unions face in building membership and increasing both participation and the effectiveness of campaigns.

The aim of the course will be to provide participants with a detailed overview of the state of union membership and equip them with strategies that will enable them to make an effective contribution to the discussions and strategies employed within their respective organisations.

The course will include sessions, delivered by TUC staff and guest speakers from unions and academic partners, on the following;

• Union membership long term trends and effectiveness of union representation
• Strategic Choice
• Union resources
• Strategic campaigning

Dates for the course, which will be delivered at the TUC, Congress House, London are;

• Module 1 – January 19th and 20th 2012
• Module 2 – March 29th and 30th

The cost of the programme is £200 per person which covers materials and meals but not travel and accommodation. All applications will need to be supported by an appropriate senior official. Application forms are available from either Joanne Adams [email protected] or Becky Wright at [email protected]