The NUJ provides high-quality, free training for reps, a crucial factor in building effective union representation for members. Full diary of courses on the NUJ website. Sign up now for health & safety stage 1 on Tuesday 16 July in London.
NUJ Training Scotland offers subsidised courses including: defamation on Friday 28 June in Galashiels; subbing/handling text on Wednesday 3 July and feature writing &pitching on Thursday 11 July in Glasgow; and defamation, copyright & commissioning on Wednesday 10 July in Dundee. Go to the Scottish training website for more details and online resources. For any queries or to book a course, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NUJ Training Wales has a range of on-line learning opportunities, subsidised courses and media road shows. Upcoming courses are on how to understand mental health conditions, how to make a podcast and shooting film on your iPhone/Pad. Find out more on the Welsh training website.
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 training webinars and free workshops, including how to: run a social media campaign; use your mobile device (Android or iPhone/iPad) to create high-quality video; drive traffic to your website; market your work online; and get your book published. For more details and to book your place, go to the FEU website.
Deeper into data journalism: do you have some experience or training in data in journalism, but want to sharpen your skills with new ideas, sources and techniques? This new, one-day course on Friday 28 June is designed as a follow-up to London Freelance Branch’s introduction to data in journalism, Find out more on the NUJ website.
ABSW Science & Technology Journalism Summer School is taking place on Monday 8 July at University College London for students, early career journalists, and freelancers with an interest in science and technology beats. Full programme is now online and the registration is open.
Journalist Fellowship Summer School: the Reuters Institute five-day summer school on 2-6 September is designed to help journalists understand the challenges they face in an ever-changing media landscape and boost their career. Applications now open.