Tim Brooks, London and South-East
Tim works with ATL branches and lay members on the planning, developing and organising of union led learning in the branch and workplace. Many branches are linking union learning to their branch development and engaging with their members through a diverse range of professional development and lifelong learning opportunities.
For example: In London, London Wide, the CPD network for London based members provides a rolling programme of guest speakers, training and professional development opportunities at the central London office. In Hampshire, the branch ULR is creating new union led learning in various country locations like the University of Winchester and even heritage sites. Meanwhile, in Croydon the branch secretary has established a robust programme of professional development at a school on a Saturday mornings.