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UCU urges government to rethink 'over reliance' on Train to Gain

UCU today said it was disappointed that the government, in responding to a key report on 're-skilling' the UK population, had continued its reliance on the employer led Train to Gain programme.

Unions call for urgent action to save college building projects

UCU and UNISON have today (Thursday) called for urgent action from the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) to save college building projects. The unions have written to the LSC calling for an urgent meeting after reports emerged that 79 colleges in England risk losing large sums of money as a result of delays in funding for building projects. The unions are appealing to the LSC for exact details of which colleges will be affected and the length of any delays.