Freedom of Information seminar: West of Ireland NUJ branch is hosting an FOI seminar on Saturday 16 February from 10.30 to 12.30 at The Portershed, Eyre Square, Galway, H91 HY5. The main speaker is FOI expert and lecturer Ken Foxe. Attendance is free, but you must register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up now for the NUJ's Rep Stage 1 course on Thursday 6 June in London; it's the first of the three-part programme to help you become a confident and effective rep. More details on the NUJ website. All other courses for reps can be found on the training events pages.
NUJ Training Scotland: this spring's programme of courses includes: InDesign, Law for Journalists in Scotland, Filming & editing for iDevices, Scriptwriting, Feature Writing, PR/Media Awareness, Advanced Social Media and Travel Writing. Go to the Scottish training website for more details. For any queries or to book a course email: email@example.com
NUJ Training Wales has a range of on-line learning opportunities and its upcoming, subsidised courses include: Strategic Communications; Coaching and mentoring; Media law; and How to Survive and Thrive as a Freelance. Find out more on the Welsh training website.
Wales TUC is offering a one-day briefing for health & safety reps at St David's Park, Ewloe, Flintshire on Wednesday 20 March. For queries about the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 029 2034 7010. For more information and how to book, go to the TUC website. There will also be an equality briefing in Cardiff on Monday 9 April, more details to follow, but mark the date in your calendar.
Equality and diversity: this e-course developed by the Federation of Entertainment Unions provides a briefing on the Equality Act 2010, what you can do about discrimination and ideas on union activities to foster equality and diversity. Go to the FEU website for more information.
Free professional training workshops: sign on at the Federation of Entertainment Unions' training website and as a member of the NUJ you will be able to take part in a range of free workshops, webinars and online courses. Two free workshops this February in London will show you how to use body language to get your message across and how to keep yourself motivated as a freelance. Find out more on the FEU website.
TUC webinar on zero hours contracts: register for this free webinar on Wednesday 13 February from 14.00 to 15.00.