Digital security and defamation training courses, hosted by NUJ Scotland: two full-day courses on surveillance in Glasgow on Thursday 8 June and Edinburgh on Thursday 22 June will cover topics including: UK surveillance legislation; human rights and surveillance; privacy enhancing technology, data sharing; and practical support. Full course outline. Two half-day courses on defamation law in Glasgow on Friday 9 June and Edinburgh on Thursday 23 June, will cover: basics of defamation; defamation in the digital age; what defences are available; publication and republication. Full course outline. Places are limited. To reserve your slot, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NUJ Scotland: whether it is social media, filming for i-devices, feature writing and pitching, writing for the web or Adobe Photoshop introduction, there are plenty of training opportunities listed on the Scottish training website including online courses.
Free workshops: sign on at FEU training and as a member of the NUJ you will be able to take part in a range of courses in London and Birmingham including: finance for freelances; how to get your book published; creative blogging; and voice training. More details and how to book on the FEU website.
The dates for free trade union training, including health and safety and employment law updates, in London, Glasgow and Manchester can be found on the NUJ website. Book now for reps' stage 1 in London on 29/30 June, email Caroline Holmes at email@example.com to reserve a place.
NUJ Wales: there are courses on mentoring and coaching, filming and editing on an iPhone/iPad, surviving and thriving as a freelance and strategic communications. See the programme of events on the Welsh training website.
Gender, globalisation and poverty reduction: this three-day TUC course (free for NUJ members) starting on Tuesday 13 June at South Thames College is for union reps who are interested in understanding how they can contribute to international development issues, either through their trade union or workplace. More details on the TUC website or contact TUC Education on 0207 467 1251.