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specialist proofreading

FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING

textbooks

qualification specifications

assessment materials

policy and guidance documents

academic books and journals

tutor and learner support materials

marketing and promotional materials

online learning

website content

I provide specialist proofreading and editorial services to educational publishers, awarding organisations, education and training providers, and other organisations in the education sector.

 

I combine over six years' experience in the education sector with a Distinction in a publishing industry-standard proofreading qualification.

CLIENTS INCLUDE

  • Pearson Education

  • Cengage Learning (EMEA)

  • NCFE/CACHE

  • Ascentis

RECENT PROJECTS

  • Islamic Banking and Finance: An Introduction (Cengage Learning (EMEA))

  • Edexcel International GCSE Double Science Student Book (Pearson Education)

  • Edexcel International GCSE Accounting Student Book (Pearson Education)

  • Edexcel International GCSE History teaching resources (Pearson Education)

  • ESOL and English Stepping Stones assessment materials (Ascentis)

  • Numerous qualification specifications for NCFE/CACHE and Ascentis

It has been a pleasure to work with Stephen across a range of complex projects. His attention to detail and flexibility in his editing and proofreading has allowed us to create a range of high-quality titles within tight deadlines and budgets.

Highly recommended and I look forward to working with him again.

Project Editor at PEARSON EDUCATION

MY BACKGROUND

For six years, I worked for CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) – now part of NCFE – a leading awarding organisation in the childcare and health and social care sectors.

 

I have extensive experience in preparing content for learners, tutors and assessors that complies with Ofqual’s General Conditions of Recognition and other regulatory and guidance documents, such as the Department for Education’s Technical and applied qualifications for 14 to 19 year olds: technical guidance for awarding organisations.

 

As a Qualifications Development Manager, I supervised the development of regulated vocational qualifications, including several market-leading CACHE Early Years Educator qualifications.

I contributed my technical writing skills to specific unit content for numerous qualifications, working alongside subject experts to ensure that the final products were fit for purpose and complied with regulations.

PROOFREADING

I wrote, edited and proofread hundreds of qualification specifications and related support materials.

I also proofread a wide range of marketing and promotional materials, newsletters, customer communications, policies and procedures, and website content.

As Qualifications Maintenance Manager, I was responsible for the maintenance of all print and online CACHE support materials.

SECTOR EXPERTISE

I collaborated on a range of projects with in-house and external subject experts; education and training providers; local authorities; Sector Skills Councils; employers; and professional membership organisations, including PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years).

I also worked closely with key sector organisations, including Ofqual, UCAS and the Department for Education (DfE), and became CACHE's resident expert on the DfE's requirements for vocational qualifications on the Performance Tables.

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