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Open University microcredentials case study published

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As part of our combined responses to the COVID19 pandemic, Scottish Union Learning has worked with trade unions and the Open University in Scotland to support union learners in accessing the new suite of Open University Microcredentials.

Partnership opens up union learning opportunities

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The virtual signing of the Memorandum will take place at the Scottish Union Learning STUC Congress Fringe Event, STUC & The Open University in Scotland: Organising learning for a fairer future.

Citizen Literacy - New Phonics App

There are over six million people of working age in the UK who struggle with their reading and writing skills – about 15 percent of the population. Citizen Literacy has developed an innovative phonics app to help adults learn to read and write, which is supported by tutor resources and materials.

Lessons 1 to 5 are now available on Google Play and the Apple App Store The lessons include voice and handwriting recognition exercises, and video clips highlighting useful hints and tips about how to improve literacy skills.

Please visit our Test and Feedback page where you will find more information about how to use the app and tutor resources to support adult learners in the workplace.

We would be grateful if you could share these links with your members and wider networks.

Women in Scotland 1900-2020: Workplace Struggles Project

Equal Pay Strike, Glasgow, October 2018Scottish Union Learning is delighted to announce a partnership with The Open University in Scotland and Glasgow Trades Union Council to create the Women in Scotland 1900-2020: Workplace Struggles Project.

The main aim of the project is to locate, create and collate a range of accessible learning materials on the theme of women and workplace struggle, which will eventually be available on OpenLearn as a single collection.

STUC Congress 2021 Fringe Events

We have a number of fringe events for the 124th Annual STUC Congress, which is taking place from 19th April - 21st April.

To attend the Fringe or webinars, click the link below: