Work Place Learning Centre News Archive


Leap Year offers extra day for training

While Leap Year is traditionally the day when women propose marriage, a new survey conducted on behalf of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) reveals that the UK's working population has something a little less romantic on its mind this year. The survey, which questioned over 1,000 employees...


Women apprentices still get raw deal

With the new series of the BBC1 television programme The Apprentice now underway, TUC research shows that female apprentices are still being left far behind their male counterparts. The report Still More (Better Paid) Jobs for the Boys - prepared for the TUC Young Members Forum shows that while...


Lily Allen in TUC learning film

Today unionlearn, the TUC's learning and skills organisation, will launch a new animated film called Kate and Umar's Incredible Learning Journey. Featuring cartoon characters of Lily Allen and the Levellers, the ten-minute animation is intended to reach new audiences and encourage individuals to...