The three Unions, UTU, INTO and NEU work in partnership to deliver training to all members, School Representatives and Health and Safety Representatives. The training programme below outlines the courses available to all members, with specific training for school reps and H&S reps.

 

ALL MEMBERS

Sick Leave and Attendance procedure - Wednesday 1st December 2021 - Webinar for All members 4pm – 5pm on Zoom 

This one hour webinar is the first in a series of webinars available to all members to inform/update them on important matters relating to their rights and responsibilities and Teachers’ Terms and conditions of Employment generally.

 

UTU/INTO/NEU School Representatives

Thursday 30th September 2021 Belfast (venue TBC) 9.30 – 3.30

One Day Induction course, (in person) for NEW UTU/INTO/NEU School representatives

Accredited School Representatives are entitled to the day out of school to attend Trade Union Training. Substitute Cover is not provided.

 

Thursday 11th November 2021 - Webinar for School Reps 2pm – 3pm on Zoom

Representing Members at school level.

This one hour webinar is the first in a series of webinars for School Reps to inform/update them on important matters relating to their roles and responsibilities and Teachers’ Terms and conditions of Employment generally.

 

UTU/INTO/NEU Health & Safety Representatives

Tuesday 5th October 2021 Belfast (venue TBC) 9.30 – 3.30

One Day Induction course, (in person) for NEW UTU/ INTO/NEU Health & Safety representatives

Accredited Health & Safety Representatives are entitled to the day out of school to attend Trade Union Training. Substitute Cover is not provided.

 

To register for any of the above courses please email events@utu.edu by Tuesday 21 September 2021, with your name, school (if applicable) and TR number, indicating which course(s) you wish to attend. Numbers on some of the courses are limited and places will be allocated on a ‘First come First Served basis’.

 

Second and Third Terms

 

ALL MEMBERS

Webinars for All members 4pm – 5pm on Zoom – (Dates TBC)

  • Protecting Your Professional Identity
  • Dealing with Assaults/Restraints
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoptive/Shared Parental Leave
  • Brief Absences/Flexible Working/Career Break

These one hour webinars are available to all members to inform/update them on important matters relating to their rights and responsibilities and Teachers’ Terms and conditions of Employment generally.

 

UTU/INTO/NEU School Representatives

Follow up 2 day course for School Reps - Belfast (venue TBC) 9.30 – 3.30

This course is a follow up course to the One Day Induction course, (in person) for all UTU/INTO/NEU School representatives and will deal with various agreed procedures for teachers, including Discipline and Grievance.

Accredited School Representatives are entitled to the day out of school to attend Trade Union Training. Substitute Cover is not provided.

 

Webinars for School Reps 2pm – 3pm on Zoom (Dates TBC)

Negotiation and Communication Skills

Pay and Contracts

These one hour webinars are available to all School Reps to inform/update them on important matters relating to their roles and responsibilities and Teachers’ Terms and conditions of Employment generally.

 

UTU/INTO/NEU Health & Safety Representatives

ICTU Online training for INTO Health and Safety Representatives (dates TBC)

H&S Training for UTU/INTO/NEU Accredited health & Safety  Reps

Four 3 hour online sessions on dates to be confirmed

 

The course will cover:

• Rights, roles and functions of a H&S rep.

• Covid-19 and the workplace.

• Relevant protection legislation.

• Understanding and carrying out risk assessments.

The course will be accredited by OCN at level 2 and learners must complete a workbook and some independent learning.