Education Programme

Many of our courses are residential and are held at our own hotel and training centre, the Quorn Grange Hotel, which is near Loughborough in Leicestershire. Courses run in a variety of formats throughout the year.

Our full timetable of courses for 2024-25 can be downloaded here.


Course Title Locations Course Dates
Strategy Series - Reviving the Trade Union Movement, Defying Anti-Union Laws, and Building Power Online 17th September 2024 More Information/Register
Bitesize Sessions - Equalities Online Every Monday for 10 weeks from 23rd September 2024 to 25th November 2024 More Information/Register
Solidarity Series - Solidarity in Practice - Making a Better World with Ron Todd Foundation Online 26th September 2024 More Information/Register
Solidarity Series - Lesbian and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) Online 10th October 2024 More Information/Register
Trade Union Leadership Innovation Programme (T.U.L.I.P) GFTU Quorn Grange Various More Information/Register
Roots of Racism GFTU Quorn Grange 21st - 22nd October
21st - 22nd July 2025
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Activists' Corner - Strike Threats Online 21st October 2024 More Information/Register
Strategy Series - Unions Renewed Building Power in an Age of Finance Online 22nd October 2024 More Information/Register
Health and Safety Stage 1 (5 days) GFTU Quorn Grange 28th - 30th October 2024
13th - 15th January 2025
6th - 8th May 2025
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Young Members' Development Weekend GFTU Quorn Grange 1s5 - 3rd November 2024
7th - 9th February 2025
20th - 22nd June 2025
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Workplace Reps Stage 1 (5 Days) GFTU Quorn Grange 4th - 6th November 2024
27th - 29th January 2025
27th - 29th May 2025
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Political Course London 7th November 2024 More Information/Register
Activists' Corner - Using the Media and the Press in Partnership with Novara Media Online 12th November 2024 More Information/Register
Activists' Academy GFTU Quorn Grange More Information/Register
Strategy Series - Strategies for Activist Development Online 19th November 2024 More Information/Register
Bargaining and Organising for Neurodiversity GFTU Quorn Grange 16th - 17th January 2025
16th - 17th July 2025
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Strategy Series - Strategic Capacity Online 21st January 2025 More Information/Register
Solidarity Series - GFTU at Latin America Adelante Conference Online 8th February 2025 More Information/Register
Lessons in Organising GFTU Quorn Grange 5th - 7th August 2024
3rd - 4th February 2025
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Bitesize Sessions – Employment Law Online Every Monday for 10 weeks from 3rd February 2025 More Information/Register
Health & Safety Stage 2 (5 days) GFTU Quorn Grange 10th - 12th February 2025
16th - 18th June 2025
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Strategy Series - What Does ‘Vulture Capitalism’ Mean For Organised Labour? Online 19th February 2025 More Information/Register
Workplace Reps Stage 2 (5 Days) GFTU Quorn Grange 3rd - 5th March 2025
4th - 6th August 2025
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Bargaining, Organising & Campaigning Around AI and Data GFTU Quorn Grange 10th - 11th March 2025
28th - 29th July 2025
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Solidarity Series - Cuba Solidarity Campaign Online 12th March 2025 More Information/Register
Activists' Corner - Building a Strong Union at Work Online 13th March 2025 More Information/Register
Strategy Series - Union Strategy and the Crisis in Organised Labour Online 19th March 2025 More Information/Register
Tackling Sexual Harassment Online 20th March 2025 More Information/Register
IER X GFTU Employment Law Update Conference 2025 GFTU Quorn Grange Monday 24th March 2025, 9:30am-3pm. More Information/Register
Activists' Corner - Using Health & Safety to Organise in Partnership with Greater Manchester Hazards Centre Online 15th May 2025 More Information/Register
Activists' Corner - Tackling Discrimination Online 19th June 2025 More Information/Register
Women in Leadership GFTU Quorn Grange 7th - 9th July 2025 More Information/Register
Solidarity Series - War on Want Online 10th July 2025 More Information/Register
GFTU Summer School GFTU Quorn Grange 31st July - 2nd August 2024
4th - 6th August 2025
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Trade Union and Working Class History Online 19th September 2025 to 17th July 2025 More Information/Register