I really wanted to know more about how to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. I used these programmes on a daily basis but only ones that other people had put together etc. I could change basic information on an Excel documents and just about throw a letter and a very basic PowerPoint together
As part of June’s ‘Festival of Learning’, Aegis members and work colleagues at Yorkshire Drive and Lynch Wood have been learning some potentially life-saving skills thanks to Learn with Aegis. In Yorkshire Drive, ‘Simple Skills Save Lives’ courses were run by Heartstart...
Katherine Salkeld was working at a building society in Lancashire until a union learning event orgainsed by Aegis inspired her to get back into learning and follow her dream in becoming a teacher. Katherine had been a Customer Review Adviser based at the Blackburn...
Conrad Bateman is an Aegis member, and Union Learning Rep, who has been promoting learning and the union’s ULF (Union Learning Fund) project. His work role of caretaker/janitor means he is a regular figure around the building known by many colleagues and is to many the “...
A budding author and poet from Skipton in Yorkshire, who is the winner of a Learn with Aegis supported short story competition run by Skipton Building Society, is giving proceeds from its sale to the Alzheimer's Society.
Conrad Bateman is a Union Learning Rep with responsibility for promotion of the ULF project within the Skipton Building Society. His work role of caretaker/janitor means he is a regular figure around the building known by many colleagues and is to many the “face” of the project.
During March this year the unionlearn steering group for the AEGON Peterborough office met to review the learning needs of staff and to discuss how these needs could best be met. Based on an earlier survey, and after discussion with our Training Manager, we decided to focus on providing intermediate Excel skills training to as many interested staff as possible.
Workers in the finance sector have been expressing an interest in building their skills, with a high demand for training and upskilling in Excel. This need is something that the Aegis trade union has been working hard to support.
Trade union Aegis represents workers in the finance sectors – and has been working with employers and schools to help students understand the world of work. This is so that they are in a good position to make informed choices about options.
Is maths something we should be scared of? Is it something that we either understood or didn't when we were at school and something that we have never had to consider again?