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Education in Edmonton

May 1, 2019 - 2:03pm •
  This one-day course is open to all PSAC members who identify as a woman. This educational opportunity will bring together PSAC women to discuss the history of women’s work and the labour movement, celebrate the gains made in our journey towards equality, develop strategies for the work still to be done and make friends, create allies and build solidarity!
February 8, 2019 - 4:06pm •
Learn and practice the skills necessary to meet with elected officials and deliver your message to them. Face to face meetings with MPs, MPPs, and city counsellors are the most effective way of creating change. By the end of this one-day course, participants will: Develop an understanding of the importance of lobbying as a means of influencing the political system; Practice lobbying skills through group roleplay. **** Please note this training is only open to members who live within 100 kms of the Edmonton Regional Office****
December 17, 2018 - 2:40pm •
This two-day course for union stewards will
December 17, 2018 - 2:35pm •
If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions. The course also introduces the collective agreement, your employee rights and your rights as a member of the PSAC. You will learn about the many opportunities to be active in the union and ways you can make a contribution to building strong locals in the Prairie region. Talking Union Basics is a prerequisite to participating in other PSAC courses and events.
October 22, 2018 - 3:57pm •
  We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a Prairie Education Consultation evening at the Edmonton Regional Office on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm We are taking the opportunity to meet with PSAC members to get their input into the next 3 years of Education in the Prairies.  Come out and join the discussion and have some pizza and pop. We want to know what you envision for the future of education in the Prairies!  We have also attached a poster below to advertise to members within your local! Register today!  
September 24, 2018 - 3:11pm •
If you are interested in connecting with Indigenous members and would like the following: to debunk common misconceptions about Indigenous peoples' gain an understanding of how Indigenous peoples' in Canada have resisted and continue to resist, oppression and colonialism understand the role of stewards in promoting justice for Indigenous members in the workplace This workshop may be for you.
August 23, 2018 - 3:00pm •
This two-day course for union stewards will develop participants' knowledge, skills, and confidence in effectively solving problems at the workplace. A major portion of time will be spent on the relevant technical skills i.e. identifying, investigating, writing up, and presenting grievances.
July 24, 2018 - 2:33pm •
Local union representatives meet with management representatives as equals for various reasons – grievance hearing, union management committees and consultations and sometimes for collective agreement negotiations. This course will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively consult with or confront management to enhance the union’s presence at the workplace.
July 24, 2018 - 2:30pm •
The main objectives in this course is for participants to know more about the roles and responsibilities of workers, employers, and unions regarding healthy and safe workplaces; increased confidence talking with members about their health and safety rights and to be able to describe ways to build healthy and safe workplaces.
July 24, 2018 - 2:22pm •
This course's main objectives are to build an understanding of the importance of collective action and mobilization to the Union; To examine the factors that lead to member participation in actions; know the Steward’s role in mobilizing members; explore tools to plan for successful actions; identify possible actions and practice mobilizing around a specific action.