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Branch CPD activity survey- replies by 18th October 2019 please

The UCU CPD for All project needs to establish benchmarks around engagement with professional development issues at branch level. The project is aiming to increase members’ take-up of UCU’s CPD programme as an end in itself, but also as a means of developing activism and building the union. Therefore, in order to measure the project’s…

CPD for All project update – August 2019

This is the first in a series of updates designed to keep UCU members abreast of developments with the union’s CPD for All project. The over-riding aim of the project is to encourage and facilitate increased professionalism of UCU members, an aim which will be impossible to reach without your active engagement. Therefore, if you…

Build UCU CPD by becoming a Union Learning Rep

UCU’s Continuing Professional Development programme changes lives. Do you want to help us change more? Our CPD courses are loved by members. Many courses are full within hours of promotion. So we need to expand what we do to reach more people, but we can only do that with your help. We would love to…

UCU’s CPD for All project is up and running!

The CPD for All project started in April 2019 with the aims of: pushing professional development issues up the bargaining agenda increasing the number of CPD courses offered by UCU aligning those courses with the FE and HE frameworks (so that members completing UCU courses can use any evidence produced toward building their portfolios) building…

Building your career: new courses and resources for early career academics.

We’re very pleased to introduce new support for early career university staff and postgraduate students starting out in academia. Dr Stephen Joy and Dr Geraint Wyn Story are specialist careers advisers with a background in the university careers service and advising PhDs and post-docs on the academic jobs market and we’re delighted to be working…