The National Extension College (NEC) was set up over 40 years ago as a not-for-profit organisation to help people of all ages fit learning into their lives. It’s kind of a junior version of the Open University – it offers GCSEs and A levels (amongst many other qualifications) where the OU offers degrees. Though ‘junior’ is a misnomer, as its foundation predates the OU by several years. I worked there as an employee in the early 1990s, and have worked on and off with the friends and colleagues that I made there ever since. Here are some examples of the freelance work I’ve done for the College over the last few years – watch this space for further additions!

May 042012
Home Education Matters

Sample pages from Home Education Matters, a newsletter promoting the National Extension College’s younger learners and their progress. It particularly highlights the use of the College and its courses and materials as a resource for home schooling. My role in the project: Copyediting Picture research Diagrams/illustrations Graphic design Page layout

 Posted by on 4 May 2012 at 5:08 pm
May 042012
NEC anniversary calendar

This is a CD-case calendar produced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Extension College. In this style of calendar, a separate sheet is printed for each month, with the calendar and illustration in colour on the front, and the caption, description and other information on the back. There are also […]

 Posted by on 4 May 2012 at 4:56 pm