Anya Cook sits on UCU's National Executive and Further Education committee and is Branch Secretary at Newcastle College where she is employed as Higher Education Mentor. Here she tells Transforming Lives why we should all rise up and support FE Fights Back, UCU's national campaign on funding and pay. "Never before have I had a … Continue reading Cauldrons of Change – Further Education in England: transforming lives and communities
You deserve to have a representative who knows your job and what you have to do. Anya has worked here for nearly 12 years, through countless restructures, in a cross-college role that takes her into every school … she understands the demands on teaching and support staff. You need a STAFF REP who will take … Continue reading Newcastle College Board Staff Rep – Election Statement – Vote for Anya !!!
The Employee Engagement Blueprint: employee engagement made simple (Emma Alcock) From Emma Alcock I learned a new model of whole person engagement with two emotional elements - Does it connect with me? Does it fire me up? Quite simply yes. Kit and Caboodle it's all here, off-the-shelf for the executive lead - 'why,' 'what' and … Continue reading Book Review – The Employee Engagement Blueprint
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Full text of UCU general secretary Sally Hunt's speech to Congress 2018 Source: UCU general secretary Congress 2018 speech
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I have been doing some reflecting. I tell my students that reflection is one of the most difficult things asked of them because it can mean giving way on a position, acknowledging that we are not always right, recognising where we might need to make changes for the better and, in so doing, it challenges … Continue reading A Reflection in Scarlet