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2 day Learn to Write Easy English training

Wednesday, 01 February 2023 at 9:15 am

Online Event


Learn to write clearly for the 44% of the adult Australian population who do not have the literacy to manage a range of day-to-day reading tasks. A 2-day interactive training to learn how to create quality, best practice Easy English documents.

  • When: Wednesday 1 February 2023 and Friday 3 February 2023
  • Where: Online Time: 9:15 am–4:30 pm (Melbourne time)
  • Cost: $625+gst
  • Learning objectives:
    • learn the legislative framework for Easy English;
    • identify who Easy English is useful for;
    • explore current Easy English resources available in the Australian and international context;
    • learn to identify Easy English compared with Easy Read, and be aware of what is relevant to your audience;
    • learn and practise each of the steps to develop Easy English written materials;
    • begin to write your own Easy English document, including selecting and developing appropriate image supports;
    • explore the value of Consumer Testing of documents;
    • explore use in websites;
    • receive references and resources for further study and independent research.
  • Bring to the course: A document/brochure/flyer or other written material to begin to develop into Easy English.
  • Suitable for: Anyone who writes information for the public,
  • eg: Speech Pathologists, other therapists, communications staff; support workers, disability advocates, teachers, community educators, researchers, report writers, website writers, lawyers, work safety staff, NDIS staff, NDIS providers, My Aged Care providers, project workers, Health Promotions writers.  
  • Flyer: Click here  
  • Bookings:  Click here   
  • Contact:
    • Cathy Basterfield email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    • or phone 0466 579 855.

Further information: go to www.accesseasyenglish.com.au for more information about Easy English and this training. You can also request training for your organisation or network. Cathy would be happy to talk with you about any potential projects which need to be developed into Easy English.