Skills for Strength 2017

Skills for Strength 2017

Skills for strength is a convention bringing together UNISON activists from across the North West, and trade unionists from across the globe to share ideas, best practice and skills to help you win in the workplace, build our union and improve people’s working lives.

Our 2017 organising convention will be held on Saturday 11th March at The Mechanics Institute on Princess Street, in central Manchester. 

Registration is now closed

Click here to download the full workshop programme

 

 

Below are some of the resources, materials and video footage from Skills for Strength 2016, held on Saturday 12th March @ The Mechanics Institute, Princess Street, Manchester City Centre

Click here to download a full workshop programme

 

Resources from the 2016 Convention


You can download resources from the many workshops and plenaries at Skills for Strength 2016 below. More workshop resources, alongside video footage of a number of the sessions, will be added shortly.

Cat Hobbs - We Own It - Opening Plenary Presentation

Louise Chinnery - Organising Presentation

Louise Chinnery - the first steps to building power presentation

Richard Saundry & Louise Chinnery - Developing Activists Workshop Presentation

Direct Debit and Switch Workshop - Presentation 1 | Presentation 2

Social Media Workshop Presentation 1 | Presentation 2 | Handout

Equalities Workshop Presentation 1 | Presentation 2 | Pride Organising Guide

Anna Burton - Making a campaign movie on your smartphone Handout | Presentation

Bev Craig - Organising in Four Seasons Healthcare Presentation

 

Videos from the 2016 Convention

 

Skills for strength 2015

7th March 2015 | Manchester Mechanics Institute, Princess Street, Manchester | 09:30am – 4:30pm

Skills for strength is a convention bringing together UNISON activists from across the North West,and trade unionists from across the globe to share ideas, best practice and skills to help you win in the workplace, build our union and improve people’s working lives.

 

Click here to download the full workshop programme

Videos:

 

2015 Workshop resources:

UNISON Presentation – plenary (Richard Saundry)
Tweet To Win USi (Tim Lezard)
Skills for strength – BERT amended (Steve Stott)
SfS Labour Link Presentation v3 (Lynne Morris)
one to one (Lisa Eldret) NW Skills for strength conference
NW Skills for strength conference (Joanna Cain)
mapping and campaign planning (Lisa Eldret)
Leverage Strategies (Nigel Flanagan)
HNH_campaign NW (John Page)
Final_Shumaker Workshop Saturday PPT Unison (Scott Shumaker)
Message Mapping (Scott Shumaker)
Scott Shumaker Leaflet Template (Word 2011)
Defending Facility Time (Carl Roper)
Communication handout_One to one organising contact – comprehensive (1)
Activity Scale of non members members activists 2

Videos and photos from the event will be uploaded shortly

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