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Nick Brown congratulates winners of Unionlearn workplace learning awards

Nick Brown today presented awards to Tyneside staff from the DWP and HMRC in recognition of their commitment and achievements in workplace learning. 11 PCS union workplaces across the whole of the North East and Cumbria are to receive the Unionlearn Quality Award for their IAG (information, advice and guidance) provision in the workplace. The [...]

In Defence of Adult Learning

In the early 1980s when I was a Walker Councillor I can remember discussing with Councillor Norman Stockdale the reasons why there was hardly any involvement of our Walker constituents in adult education in the east end of Newcastle. We thought then that there were probably three main reasons for this. We thought that the [...]