Isabella Sutherland, a member of Unite the Union who works in Aberdeen as a Heli-pad administrator for Aramark in the offshore catering sector, will receive the 8th Annual Learner of the Year Award from the STUC at the 11th Annual Scottish Union Learning Conference in Clydebank, Glasgow on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. The Award will be presented by Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade Investment and Innovation.
The development of an Inclusive Workforce in Scotland will be the main issue for discussion at the 11th Scottish Union Learning Conference to be held in Glasgow today. Delegates from unions across Scotland will attend this event to contribute to this debate, and further develop their knowledge and skills in delivering learning opportunities in the workplace.
Speakers at this event will include Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade Investment and Innovation, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary, Marion Beattie, Skills Development Scotland and Gerry Britton, Chief Executive, Partick Thistle Football Club. The Minister will also present the 8th Annual STUC Learner of the Year Award.
The event will include a panel discussion, and a number of workshops on related topics including Technology, Disability Equality, Menopause in the Workplace, and Leadership.
Funding is available to trade unions through Scottish Union Learning to support the organisation and delivery of trade union led learning in the workplace during 2019/2020 and 2020/2021.
The criteria and application forms for this funding can be accessed at the links to the right of this page.
The nomination process for the Learner of the Year Award 2018 is now open. Unions are invited to submit nominations before the deadline of Friday, 21st September 2018.
View a selection of photos taken during the Scottish Union Learning Highlands and Islands Learning Conference held on Friday, 8 June 2018 in Inverness. Photos by John Paul.