The Publishing Training Centre and Marketability to work together to promote training
The PTC and Marketability have joined forces to promote their training courses.
A round-up of our seminars at The London Book Fair
A summary of our sponsored seminars at The London Book Fair 2012.
Unwin Charitable Trust Grants available for another year
The Unwin Charitable Trust Grant scheme for small businesses and freelancers has been extended for 2012.
New cookies policy
The Publishing Training Centre's cookies policy has changed since the launch of our new website.
We have relaunched our website
New Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning Version Launched
We are delighted to announce the launch of the fourth version of our popular distance learning proofreading course.
Feedback from our Writing and Editing for the Web course
A delegate who recently attended our Writing and Editing for the Web course tells us about their experience.
A brief journey around some of the key features of HTML5
This article takes a brief journey around some of the key features of HTML5.
What is User-Centred Design and why should I care about it?
The Publishing Training Centre are launching a new course in October called Developing Digital Products with User-Centred Design. But what is User-Centred Design, and why is it important in digital product design?
Proofreading for Editors has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick
The Creative Skillset Tick is the mark of quality indicating the courses, media degrees and universities best suited to prepare you for a career in the Creative Industries.
Speaking from Experience: Jon White
We talk to tutor Jon White about his publishing experience.
Speaking from Experience: Sarah Sodhi
Sarah Sodhi, our Digital Editing tutor, tells us about her experience in this field.
Speaking from Experience: Lindsey Charles
Lindsey Charles, our Developing E-learning Products tutor, tells us about her experience in this field.
An intrepid tutor continues teaching despite evacuation of Book House
Web tutor Sue Davis recalls how a gas leak resulted in a course being moved to the pub.
PTC Tutor Awarded Licentiateship in Editorial Skills
The Publishing Training Centre's tutor Anne Waddingham is awarded a Licentiateship in Editorial Skills.
Agent, editor, entrepreneur and bookseller make up outstanding Kim Scott Walwyn Prize Shortlist
A brilliant and diverse shortlist drawn from across the book trade has been announced for the only national award recognising the professional achievements and promise of women publishers, the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize.
E-book for novice indexers
The international journal of indexing is releasing 20 years' of articles related to indexing in a variety of e-book formats.
SfEP online shop now open!
The SfEP shop is now open for the online purchase of SfEP Guides and the BSI card comprising marks for copy preparation and proof correction.
Judith Butcher Award: Winner announced by SfEP
Lesley Ward was announced as the winner of the first Judith Butcher Award at the Society for Editors and Proofreaders’ (SfEP’s) recent AGM.
An interview with the winner of the 2012 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize
Rukhsana Yasmin talks to us about her experience as this year's winner of the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize.
New Publishing Industry National Occupational Standards Launched
The new National Occupational Standards for the Publishing Industry are available on the Creative Skillset website.
National Occupational Standards Review and Scoping of Project to Incorporate Journals Publishers
Your Publishing Skills Group
The UK’s publishing industry is now represented within the government’s Skills for Business Network.
Electronic publishing incorporated
Out Now! – Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters
Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers is a practical e-book packed with advice on setting up, marketing and running a successful editorial business.
The Professionals’ Guide to Publishing
An article on The Professionals' Guide to Publishing by tutors Gill Davies and Richard Balkwill.
How to Get a Job in Publishing
How to Get a Job in Publishing will help you decide if publishing is the right industry for you and provide you advice from leading industry figures.
How to Market Books
A review the fourth edition of Alison Baverstock's book, How to Market Books.
A new way to learn copy-editing skills
The Publishing Training Centre has co-published Barbara Horn's Copy-Editing book to accompany the Copy-Editing by Distance Learning Course.