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TRADE UNION TRAINING LINKS
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001 Australia NSW World wide Sydney APHEDA Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad





To work with local non government organisations or trade unions to train workers in developing countries.
002 Australia NSW
Sydney LCNSW Labor Council of New South Wales

Union Teach


Provides an insight into both the historical and contemporary role of unions in Australia.
003 Belgium

Brussels EMF European Metalworkers' Federation
ETUDE European Trade Union Distance Education

Multilingual On-line distance education has national and transnational courses for trade union tutors, officers and workplace representatives.
004 Belgium

Brussels TUEN Trade Union Education Network
CEE Central and Eastern Europe


To strengthen trade union organisations by emphasising the importance of trade union education.
005 Belgium
Worldwide Brussels TUTUF Trade Union Training User Forum

The first European user forum for trade union training.

Multilingual A series of articles on trade union training and related topics. A trade union training electronic discussion forum
006 Canada AB
Athabaska
Labour Education and the Internet






007 Canada ON
Cambridge UFCW United Food and Commercial Workers

Clifford Evans Training Centre Local 1977

Workers have access to skills training from over 60 courses, ranging from Leadership Training to Introduction to Floral Design.
008 Canada ON
Ottawa
Union Leadership

Leading Change for Working People


Resources and tools for elected and staff trade union leaders.
009 Canada ON
Ottawa CSFEF Comité syndical francophone de l'éducation et de la formation



French-speaking trade-union committee of education and training

010 Canada ON
Picton
Eastern Ontario Labour Councils Education

Eastern Ontario H&S/WCB Labour School


Schools are held twice yearly in the spring and fall at Isaiah Tubbs Resort
011 Canada ON
Toronto
Thinking Union Online

Hosted by D'Arcy Martin


A site for conscious romantics -- People who dream of a better world and know the obstacles in the way of building it.
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012 Canada ON
Toronto MLEC Metro Labour Education Centre





Committed to changing the way education and training is provided to workers
013 Canada ON
Toronto MLEC Metro Labour Education Centre

Labour Education Centre - Passport To Learning


Committed to changing the way education and training is provided to workers
014 Canada ON Province wide Toronto UFCW United Food and Commercial Workers HQ
Training and Education Centre Local 175 and 633

Educational portal for members of Local 175 and 633 and their relatives - Online labour education
015 Canada QC
Montreal FTQ Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec

Collège FTQ-Fonds


Trade union school program for leaders, advisors, and other trade unionists at the local, regional and council level.
016 China

Hong Kong
Global Network - Hong Kong

An Alliance of Trade Unions and Labor NGOs in Hong Kong


A grassroots alliance of trade unions, cooperatives and NGOs in Hong Kong committed in addressing globalization issues
017 Denmark Kobenhavn
Kobenhavn AOF Arbejdernes Oplysningsforbund



Workers' Educational Organisation
Offering programs in adult education as well as labour and solidarity courses
018 Denmark Kobenhavn
Kobenhavn FIU Fagbevægelsens Interne Uddannelser



Internal Training in the Danish Trade Union Movement

019 Denmark Kobenhavn
Kobenhavn LO Landsorganisationen

Mindscope

Danish/English Establishing contact with the massive group of young people, who know nothing or very little about the union
020 England Avon
Bristol
UNITE

Bristol Caretaking


Info to keep Bristols Caretakers Up-to-date with the Caretaking Review the activities of your Shop Stewards and Union Learning.
021 England Greater London London, the South East and East Anglia London TGWU Transport & General Workers' Union

Region One Education & Training Programme


An information resource providing details about core and special education courses, training sessions, seminars and briefings
022 England Greater London
London TUC Trades Union Congress

Trade Union Education section of the College of North East London


Trade union education helps workplace reps and their members develop confidence and skills through a programme of learning.
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023 England Kent
Tonbridge West Kent TUed West Kent Trade Union Education Centre

Kent Trade Union Education Centre


Trade union education centre, for all trade union activists in Kent
024 England Oxfordshire
Alvescot CWU Communication Workers Union

CWU Education and Training Centre



025 Finland

Kauniainen
Työväen Akatemia



Workers' Academy Multilingual The focus of educational activities are political, cultural, international and language studies
026 Finland

Kauniainen TSL Työväen Sivistysliitto

Workers' Academy


Training of several thousand representatives of municipal adminstration and trade union activities
027 France Réunion Départements d'Outre-Mer Saint-Denis CREF Centre Réunionnais d'Etude et de Formation

Compétence, Solidarité et Emancipation
Reunion Centre for Study and Organizing
Developing all facets of the members capacity to better represent the organization
028 Germany
Hessen Bad Orb IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungsstätte Bad Orb German Metalworkers Union

029 Germany
Berlin Berlin DGB Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund
HDGJ Haus der Gewerkschaftsjugend


We are part of the DGB youth section and responsible for political education and training schemes.
030 Germany
Worldwide Berlin GLU Global Labour University

Programmes on sustainable development, social justice, international labour standards and trade unions, economic policies and global institutions.


An International Masters Programmes for Trade Unionists
031 Germany
Berlin Berlin IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungsstätte Berlin German Metalworkers Union

032 Germany
Berlin Berlin IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungsstätte Berlin German Metalworkers Union

033 Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen Beverungen IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungszentrum Werner Bock Schule German Metalworkers Union

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034 Germany
Hamburg Hamburg EWC European Works Councils

Training and Consulting Net



035 Germany
Bayern Inzell IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall

Kritische Akademie


Provides basic training covering industry focus, collective agreement, work council seminars and higher level education.
036 Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen Koenigswinter EZA EUROP ISCHES ZENTRUM F R ARBEITNEHMERFRAGEN



EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR WORKERS QUESTIONS
Promoting the social, economic and cultural development of European society
037 Germany
Bayern Lohr am Main IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungsstätte Lohr German Metalworkers Union

038 Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen Sprockhövel IG Metall Industriegewerkschaft Metall


IG Metall Bildungszentrum Sprockhövel German Metalworkers Union

039 Hungary

Budapest EFFAT European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism workers

Central European Coordinating Office


A co-ordination office for regional training and education activities
040 Japan Tokyo
Chiyoda JILF Japan International Labour Foundation




Japanese/Eng. Provides union leaders from developing countries with training about the Japanese labour movement and industrial relations
041 Korea

Seoul KLSI Korea Labour & Society Institute





Producing the progressive theories & policies for the development of independent/democratic labour movement & the better future.
042 Mexico DF
Mexico City UOM Universidad Obrera de México



Worker University of Mexico
An educational and cultural institution at the service of workers specializing in union education.
043 Norway

Oslo ETUE European Trade Union Education HQ





044 Norway

Oslo IFWEA International Federation of Workers's Education Associations





Free & voluntary educational work, according to principles of solidarity & cooperation, justice & equality, democracy & freedom.
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045 Norway Oslo
Oslo AOF Norge Arbeidernes Opplysningsforbund Norge



Workers' Education Association of Norway

046 Norway Rogaland
Haugesund AOF Arbeidernes Opplysningsforbund Norge
AOF Haugaland




047 Peru

Lima
Red Global - Global Network

An Alliance of Trade Unions and Labor NGOs in Latin America



048 Philippines

Manila LEARN Labor Education and Research Network





Provides courses and trainings on trade unionism, political-economy and gender.
049 Philippines

Marikina City IDES Institute for Developmental Education and Services





Trade unions remain a dominant driving force, which will serve as catalyst to societal change
050 Philippines

Quezon City
Global Network - Asia

An Alliance of Trade Unions and Labor NGOs in Asia



051 South Africa

Braamfontein Ditsela Development Institute for Training, Support and Education for Labour





To help the labour movement respond effectively to the challenges of the new and changing context
052 South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
Workers College Online

Specializing in community and union development


To build and strengthen the skills capacity of the labour movement in the region by providing accredited union programs.
053 Spain Madrid
Madrid
Fundación de Estudios para la Administración Pública



Foundation for the Studies of Public Administration

054 Sweden Kronoberg Växjö, Alvesta, Tingsryd Växjö ABF Arbetarnas BildningsFörbund





Serving 42 member organizations in the region
055 Sweden Stockholm
Stockholm TCO Tjanstemannens Centralorganisation
TBV Tjänstemännens Bildningsverksamhet
Educational Association of Professional Employees
Popular education for salaried employees with a view to personal and professional development and for trade union activity.
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056 Switzerland Bern
Bern
Movendo



The Institute for Trade Union Training French/German Offers training for the members and officials of trade unions
057 Switzerland Bern
Bern USS Union syndicale suisse

Movendo
Swiss European Public Service Union Institute Mulilingual The institute formed for political and union integration activities providing education support services for unions
058 Thailand

Bangkok
Workers Voice
CLIST Center for Labour Information Service and Training


Information, training, legal aid and support for workers and unions in the electronics, garment, textile, toys and car industries
059 UK Greater London
London WEA Workers Education Association HQ





060 UK Hertfordshire
Bishop's Stortford
Amicus

Whitehall College Branch


Dedicated to the education and training of MSF members, lay officers, workplace representatives and full time officials.
061 UK West Yorkshire
Leeds TGWU Transport and General Workers' Union
CDP Collaborative Development Programme Region 8 Education Department

A series of training modules to meet both the needs of employee representatives and managers.
062 Ukraine

Lutsk TUTC Trade Union Training Centre





A regional Trade Union institution which offers organization of seminars, presentations, exhibitions.
063 US AZ
Tempe IAW Influence At Work
POP Psychology of Persuasion Negotiation Skills Mastery

Influence-related presentations, consulting, strategic planning, training, certification based on the Six Principles of Influence.
064 US CA CA NV Hollywood CALRO California Association of Labor Relations Officers

Labor / Management Dispute Update Training Seminars


These law enforcement officers provide training regarding the handling of labor disputes in an impartial and professional manner.
065 US DC
Washington
Union Leaders of the Future Scholarship - Diversity Scholarship

Union Privilege has developed this program to help more women and people of color become union leaders.


The program provides annual awards up to $3,000 to help future leaders with the cost of continuing their education or training
066 US IL
DeKalb
Institute for Work & the Economy

Workplace Learning Conference


A conference designed by and developed for employers, unions, educators, and governmental partners
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067 US IN
Greenwood
Labor Power





Grass Roots Begin With a Seed. Be the Seed.
068 US IN
Kokomo GMPIU Glass Moulder Pottery International Union

GMP Indiana Educational Conference
Educational arm of Glass Molder Pottery International Union
Educational branch of Glass Molder Pottery International Union with educational Labor news from Labor World
069 US KY
Lexington CLEAR Center for Labor Education and Research
UK CLEAR University of Kentucky Center for Labor Education and Research


Conducts labor education programs and applied research on issues of interest to Kentucky's working people.
070 US MA
Rockland
Pro Labor Alliance





Dedicated to the dissemination of accurate knowledge about labor and collective bargaining issues.
071 US MD
Annapolis UCS Union Communication Services

We now offer online steward training


Online training and skills-upgrading publications for stewards
072 US MD
Clinton ALUEW Activist Labor Union Empowered Workers





Provides training for Shop Stewards. We educate through workshops and seminars.
073 US MD
Hollywood IAMAW International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center


Teaches what it is to be a trade unionist
074 US MI
Ann Arbor UAW United Auto Workers
UFU UAW-Ford University


University level training for UAW members. Site is mainly for registered student access.
075 US MI
Wayne UAW United Auto Workers

Stephen P. Yokich Education Center Local 157


076 US NJ Northeast Rahway PACE Paper Allied-Industrial Chemical and Energy Workers International Union

Northeast Area Resource Center


To provide training, technical assistance, and support on special projects to the PACE locals in the Northeast.
077 US NY
Ithica
Basic Labor Leadership Skills Program

Designed for union members, leaders and activists


The workshops are intended to increase their ability to successfully respond to new conditions confronting organized labor.
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078 US NY
New York TWU Telecommunications Workers Union

Stewards Corner


Stewards Grievance Handling
079 US TN World wide Nashville
National Labor Management Training Coalition

Conducts An Annual Labor Arbitration Convention


Advancing knowledge and conduct of labor relations, grievance handling and labor arbitration through labor management training.
080 US TX Worldwide Austin ACT Alliance of Community Trainers

Empowering Communities For Sustainable Transformation


A small collective that works with broader networks of trainers, allies organizations and projects.
081 US TX
Dallas TEA Transit Employees Association

Steward Training Guide



082 US WV
Morgantown PLUSS Postal Labor Union Summer School

Institute for Labor Studies at the West Virginia University



083 Zimbabwe

Kwekwe INCLS Ishmael Nedziwe College of Labour Studies





The college offers conference facilities to Trade Unions, Companies, NGOs, Co-operatives and any group of people who are in need o

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