Eastern region pilots new reps recertification course

UNISON Eastern has been picked to trial a brand new online version of the recertification course. The course is an integral part of UNISON’s activist education arsenal, with all reps expected to undergo recertification every five years to make sure our activists keep up to date with legal changes and organising priorities. It’s designed for […]

‘I feel inspired by it’ – how we’ve taken activist education online

To mark Adult Learners Week, we speak to James Young about training to be a rep during the Covid-19 pandemic. Having joined UNISON nearly three decades ago, James decided to take the plunge a few months ago and become a rep. “I’ve always believed UNISON was a good organisation to be part of, one with shared goals […]

Higdon House opens its doors

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis opened the Eastern region’s new office and trade union education office in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday. He unveiled a plaque officially opening Higdon House, named in honour of the two socialist school teachers sacked from Burston’s village school in 1914 for trying to improve conditions for the children in […]

Activists Summer School 13 – 17 August 2018

                This year’s summer school will be held at the Cambridge Professional Development Centre and with 13 courses to chose from there’s something for everyone. You can pick and mix from the courses being run during the week as some last one, two or three days. And you […]

ONE UNISON workshops

The following workshops are available to both new and experienced activists. Please apply by no later than Friday 27 April 2018 using the event application form. Please note you can only opt to do a branch officer course or the workshop sessions, not both. Tackling racism and fascism – a fight never won Saturday 10:00 […]