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Continuing professional development


I take learning very seriously. It is part of my working day and I follow a personal plan, developed in response to client feedback. It includes reading and discussion with colleagues, conferences and development days as well as accredited courses.

Here, in date order, are my qualifications. Note that the Society for Editors and Proofreaders is now the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP)

  • Liminal Pages: Developmental editing practice
  • Liminal Pages: Developmental editing theory
  • Online Content Training: Writing and editing skills
  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders: Editing for Fiction
  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders:  Copy-editing mentoring
  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders:  Copy-editing progress
  • The Publishing Training Centre: Copy-editing by distance learning
  • Pitman Training: The medical secretary – an introduction (Distinction)
  • Pitman Training: Medical audio transcription (Distinction)
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists: Shorthand 90 wpm
  • University of Durham: BA Hons in Classics II

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