Many organisations are making the shift to plain English writing so their readership can more easily understand what they have to say, and to:
Make their documents and communiqués easy and interesting to read
Ensure their writing minimises the opportunity for misinterpretation or confusion
Demystify what they say
Ensure their writing communicates openness, integrity, and honesty.
The principles of plain English writing are relatively simple. It is generally the ‘letting go’ of longstanding writing and communication habits that is the challenge!
COURSES AND MENTORING PROGRAMS
Workshops cover the basics of written English and focus on writing for different local government, public sector, and business requirements.
We work with our clients to tailor workshop content to focus on priority areas.
Workshops are available on site and online:
Plain English Writing for Government or Business Part 1 - The Foundations of Plain English Writing
Plain English Writing for Government or Business Part 2 - Applying Plain English Writing to Writing Tasks (targeted writing activities).
Writing for Government or Business mentoring programs are available on site and online and can be for:
Individuals and small groups
Project or task based
Enhancing general communication.
OTHER WRITING SERVICES
Other writing services available through Writing for Government include:
Reformatting and conversion of existing documents into plain English
Researching and writing policy documents
Research and writing strategic plans, business plans, service plans including
Editing and proof-reading
templates for reports, policy and service planning documents
funding, award and grant submissions, and reconciliation reports