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Organising Academy Year 12 Programme

28 Aug 2009, By

The launch of our new Partnership with Ruskin College brings with it some exciting new materials.  All our courses have been updated and in the next few weeks we will be posting our programme setting out training available to union staff and officers.  The programme covers topics ranging from Strategic Corporate Research to Winning Recogntion, from Union Busting to Effective…

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Year 12 Organisers

28 Aug 2009, By

The Development Centres for Year 12 Union Organisers are filling up fast and the London centre being held on 17 & 18th October is now FULL.  Applicants will need to apply to attend one of the other Development Centres, more details here.

A new Organising partner….

15 Jul 2009, By

Audrey Mullender (Ruskin) & Frances O’Grady (TUC) We are delighted to announce the new academic partnership between the TUCs Organising Academy and Ruskin College www.ruskin.ac.uk from September 2009. Ruskin has one of the finest reputations for providing access to university level education aimed at working class people, their mission when they opened in 1899 continuing today and into the future. …

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Who wants to be a Millionaire?

10 Jul 2009, By

Its that time of year again when the TUC National Organising Team take to the road and search far and wide for the future leaders of the union movement.  We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, committed, hard working and creative individuals to come along to our regional development centres to start the journey Entering its 12 year,…

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Union Summer 2009

15 Jun 2009, By

In a week where no-one resigned from the cabinet, and after a frantic few weeks of writing, rewriting, revising and contingency planning (guest speaker David Weils was unavoidably detained in the states due to a family member with suspected swine flu, best wishes to David and family), union summer 2009 finally kicked off last Monday.   Delegates from across public and…

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Union Summer 8-11 June 2009

29 May 2009, By

Just a quick reminder that this summer school is taking place and that there are now only 2 places left, with organisers from a number of affiliates in the UK and also from Canada and USA joining us there will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate around strategic campaigning in the current economic…

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Building Stronger Unions : Residential Summer School

05 May 2009, By

8 – 11 June 2009, Ruskin College, Oxford (maximum 20 places available, £150 per delegate) The summer school is aimed at union Officers and Organisers and will build on the recent regional briefings – “Organising in Economic Downturn”.  We will consider the impact of the downturn on both the economy and its wider impact on…

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