Brian Pool : Editing & writing
India: Bangalore; Posted: 19/Jun/2008
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Skills: writing educational material, writing web content, writing articles, content editing
Clients: SouthStar Ltd., Sri Sri Centre for Media Studies, Qatar Petroleum
Sample URLs: http://www.techieplaza.com/
Education: Bachelor of Arts
from Victoria University;
5+ years experience.
(BA, Dip. Teaching, Trained Teacher Cert. (N.Z.), Cert. Language Teaching to Adults)
Writer, editor, teacher
I have more than thirty years' experience in the field of education, including teaching in the primary and secondary sectors, special needs education and teaching adult learners, instructional design and educational materials development. I am also an experienced writer/editor, including journalism, content editing, website content writing and editing and pre publication editing.
Born and educated in the UK, I emigrated to New Zealand, where I completed my education at Victoria University. I have worked as a company director, editor and writer, teacher and trainer, mainly in New Zealand and the Middle East. I am a resident of New Zealand, hold a UK passport but currently live in Bangalore, India.
Skills & experience:
 journalism- writing news reports for local and national radio broadcast
 writing web content- articles and promotional material
 training in writing for the web- tutor in Writing for the web at Sri Sri Centre for Media Studies, Bangalore
 teaching adult students at all ability levels
 instructional design
 writing hard copy instructional materials for children and adult learners
 content editing hard copy instructional materials for children and adult learners
 writing and content editing multi media instructional materials for adult learners
 preparing students for international English language examinations - IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge
 supervising professional development of academic staff
 developing, applying and evaluating assessment tools and procedures, including mastery tests in speaking, listening, reading and writing, for outcomes based curricula
 training tutors in the assessment of literacy needs and delivery of literacy tuition to adult learners
A full CV is available on request.