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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 and my own self-analysis. It includes reading and discussion with colleagues, conferences and development days as well as accredited courses.

Here, in date order, are my qualifications.

  • Society for Editing and Proofreading: Copy-editing mentoring
  • Society for Editing and Proofreading: 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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