Are you committed to building stronger and broader labour and social justice movements?
Do you want a better understanding of the forces that shape workers’ lives? Do you want to be part of an activist network, and build up your research and strategic planning skills? Are you an activist with a demonstrated commitment to playing a leadership role in your union and building the labour movement for the future?
If so, then the new Labour College of Canada Certificate Program is for you!
Workers from unions across the country are eligible to attend this post-secondary program. It is offered in English. (Quebec members attend le Collège FTQ-Fonds).
The program aims to:
How does it work?
The program is divided into three sessions that can be taken in any order, in multiple locations. Each session includes an on-line and in-person component. All sessions will require preparation and reading, and some work following each session related to an independent project (LCC Project).
To complete the program, students must successfully complete the online orientation, the online and in-class courses for all three sessions, and the independent work between sessions, associated with the LCC Project.
ONLINE: December 2018/January 2019
IN-CLASS: February, 3-8 2019 (BC)
ONLINE: May/June 2019*
IN-CLASS: July 2019 (ON)
ONLINE: December 2019/January 2020*
IN-CLASS: February 2020 (BC)
*Subject to change
Independent work (for a total of 40 hours or more) will be required following each session. Some of this work will require online assignments or presentations.
A note about the IN-CLASS sessions
Areas of study
Areas of study include:
Who should apply and costs?
CUPW members who:
As outlined in section 11.04 of the constitution (Joe Davidson Education Fund), CUPW covers the costs of one participant and a second applicant will also be funded by CUPW.
Apply by October 25
Interested members should apply by submitting the 12-page application to the Labour College registrar.
For more information
For more information on the program, course dates and locations, go to this link: http://canadianlabour.ca/labour-education/labour-college-canada
For an online application form: https://clcctc.checkbox.ca/Survey.aspx?s=67d9c02219af4d30979a9a4ba8fe3d92