Posts Tagged: CPD

  • CPD and me and you

    Humans learn from the moment they are born (and probably even before that), but once we reach school age, ‘learning’ is formalised and – for better or worse – monitored and marked. But what happens when you are no longer being formally assessed? Do you keep an eye on your own learning? I’ve learned that… Read more »

  • Finding a new normal

    What does ‘normal’ mean to you? If, like me, you studied physical sciences or engineering, ‘normal’ is clearly defined as a line or vector perpendicular to a surface, which light and other things veer to or from. If you’re an editor or proofreader, or some other kind of power MS Word user, the word ‘normal’… Read more »

  • GDPR, privacy and me – and you

    Running a business of any kind means you will have information – data – about your clients and contacts and their projects. It has always been important to take care of that data, but changes to the EU-wide data protection rules (GDPR) have made this a hot topic. If you contact me, here’s how I… Read more »

  • Lessons from #sfep16

    The annual conference of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) took place at Aston University, Birmingham, from 10–12 September 2016. I have been to several SfEP conferences, but this was by far the most enjoyable. I learned a lot and had a great time meeting familiar faces and making new friends. Here are my… Read more »