Learn Easy English - 2 day writing course - Online September 2021

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 at 9:15 am - 4:30 pm

Online Event

$600+ gst

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Training

Participants develop an understanding of Easy English, review current resources and research, and begin to develop their own Easy English document with the support of Access Easy English staff. 

This training focuses on all elements of implementing Easy English, including language and use of images. It provides numerous opportunities for participants to practice implementing these and other elements in their own document. Participants also consider the organisational implementation of Easy English.

Suitable for:

Anyone who writes information for the public, eg: communications and marketing staff, support workers, planners, therapists, disability advocates, teachers, ethics teams, researchers, local council staff, government department staff, NDIS staff, report writers, My Aged Care staff, Health Promotions staff,

...and ... Anyone who writes for their own staff - work tasks, safety information, leave, job descriptions, entitlements....

Participants will

  • learn the legislative framework for Easy English;
  • identify who Easy English is useful for;
  • learn about  the current research in Easy English;
  • explore current Easy English resources available in the Australian and international context;
  • develop an understanding of Easy English and Easy Read;
  • learn and practice each of the steps to develop quality Easy English written materials;
  • begin to write your own Easy English document, including selecting and developing appropriate image supports;
  • receive references and resources to assist you in developing your own Easy English documents and for further study and independent research;
  • discuss strategies to begin to implement Easy English in your organisation.

This workshop has limited places of just 12 participants.

All participants need to have access to a document/brochure/flyer from their work environment, or other written material to learn to develop into Easy English during the workshop.

Not sure if this is right for you?

Check out the current COVID-19 Easy English resources at www.accesseasyenglish.com.au/covid-19-resources  or

Call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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