Rethinking Trade Union Education

Centenary Commission joint secretary John Holford has been working with the History & Policy network’s Trade Union & Employment Forum in planning a series of online seminars around the the theme Rethinking Trade Union Education. Other contributors include:

  • Tom Wilson, Director of Unionlearn at the TUC (2006-2016)
  • Steve Craig, National Development Officer, Unite
  • Sarah Jameson, education policy officer, Trade Union Advisory Group to the OECD
  • Sue Ferns, Prospect, Senior Deputy General Secretary, Prospect
  • Professor Mark Stuart, FAcSS, Leeds University Business School; expert on Union Learning Fund
  • Christina McAnea, general secretary of Unison (and architect of the new Unison College)
  • Kevin Rowan, Head of Organising, Services and Learning, TUC
Each event will be held on Zoom at 6.00-7.30 p.m. on the dates listed below. Fuller details, including registration, are available by clicking on each link:

Rethinking Trade Union Education: History 27 Sept. 2023

Rethinking Trade Union Education: The Curriculum 25 Oct. 2023

Rethinking Trade Union Education: Delivery 22 Nov. 2023

Rethinking Trade Union Education: Policy 13 Dec. 2023