Unifor's National Education Department offers an extensive year-round Labour Education Programme across the country in the communities where our members live as well as at our Family Education Centre (FEC) in Port Elgin, Ontario. We offer courses on a whole range of subjects that range in length: One day, three day and one week courses.
Our Education Program aims to provide members with a perspective on the historical context of being workers, understand the role of unions in defending their interests and the opportunity to envision the world we want to live in. We want to 'fire up our members' and support them on their journey to activism in their workplaces, locals, in the broader union and the community.
Our year long schedule is made up of three programmes:
- PEL - Paid Education Leave
Port Elgin courses scheduled through August 2020 are now available. You can find our schedule here.
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- Area Courses
Location: Across the country
Currently we are re-tooling our Area Programme and are only running classes requested and filled by locals. Local Unions who would like to request a class between February and June 2019 contact: Bob.Vancleef@unifor.org
Our full programme will return in September 2019.
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- Family Education
This coming summer’s Family Education Programme will run 2 separate weeks (we are planning for 3 weeks for the Summer of 2020):
Week 1: July 7 to 14, 2019
Week 2: July 14 to 21, 2019
The registration deadline for the 2019 program has passed. Please check back in January 2020 for the application to attend the Summer 2020 program.
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NOTE: The September 2019 – August 2020 Programme Guide (PEL/Area Courses & Family Education) is set to be released soon!
Visit the Unifor Québec website to see programs and courses offered in Québec.