The Coronavirus situation is developing rapidly. The Union is here to support you and is working with employers and the Government to ensure that our members are protected at work. If you would like to deepen your knowledge and understanding there are many free courses you can access to find out more information to help you separate fact from fiction.
Reps and members may be struggling with increased pressures at work and home, stress and anxiety and there are a number of courses and resources available through the Health section
including a very helpful website from Mind
but there are additional resources here:
Why not take our new Maths Bitesize Helping with Homework
course or review the Governments list of online resources
to help support kids learning at home.
Coronavirus related learning
Our Health & Safety During COVID-19 course
is designed to help you understand what employers should be doing to protect the health and safety of their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also signpost you to where you can access regular updates for Usdaw reps and members as the government guidance changes.
To check your understanding of the current situation around the coronavirus why not to complete this crossword
with questions based on facts and advice.
The World Health organisation has some online information and training
offers a some online learning around corona.
Skills for Health, the health care sector skills council are offering a course
FutureLearn run by the Open University is offering a course
From LSHTM (The London School of hygiene and tropical medicine) you can access a free online course.
Grey matter learning are also offering various distance learning courses offered by learning curve through the Gateway distance learning section
The Tuc/Unionlearn have been running a series of webinars
which are available to watch live or archived on to YouTube to watch at any time with lots of good advice and YouTube to watch at any time with lots of good advice and Unionlearn’s eNotes
are an excellent resource for information for reps and members.
Additionally with many children being off school we’ve included some resources here to help support our reps and members:
In a bid to help teachers and parents after schools closed owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, a huge range of companies, celebrities and organisations offered their services for free, there are lots of free resources out there to assist with home learning and Tes.com
have compiled a comprehensive list for you.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence
Lockdowns around the world have resulted in an increase in domestic abuse. For further advice and support take our online course