Learning materials

This section contains examples of learning materials produced in printed and interactive formats. In most cases I have written and/or edited the copy as well as being responsible for the graphic design, production and project management.

May 052012
 
The design process in action – LMI Matters!

Here’s an example of the design process in action, using the cover design for LMI Matters!  Below are the original three designs submitted – all three were rejected, but preference was expressed for the typography of designs 2 and 3. And here are the second set of designs submitted. Design 2 was picked for further […]

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May 052012
 
LMI Matters!

LMI Matters! is a training toolkit aimed at professionals working with anyone who is seeking work or careers guidance. It covers the use, sources and understanding of labour market information in providing careers advice. As well as the printed guide shown here, the project was also supported by a web site (shown elsewhere in this […]

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May 052012
 
Make IT Easy

Cover and pages from the learners’ materials from Make IT Easy, a set of materials designed to teach English by learning basic IT skills. Part of the Equal Muslim Project produced for the Department of Education’s From the Margins to the Mainstream programme. The materials are divided into two sets, one for learners and one […]

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May 052012
 
Group Learning Toolkits

The Group Learning Toolkits are a set of on-screen resources to support trainers in delivering the Chartered Management Institute’s Pathways to Management and Leadership programme. Each of 16 units consists of a PDF containing session plans, lists of (and links to) a wide variety of supporting resources, handouts and instructions, plus a set of four […]

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May 052012
 
Personal Learning Coaching

Personal Learning Coaching is a CD-ROM and web-based learning programme that aims to encourage people to become learning mentors for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds aiming to continue in education after the age of 16. I designed and produced the users’ guide and packaging (including CD label, jewel-case insert and back inly) for this product, […]

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May 052012
 
Unionlearn Skills for Life booklets

Designs for a range of six A4 booklets designed to help trade union learning reps guide their users/learners through the government-funded adult literacy and numeracy programme, Skills for Life. The series include a General guide and booklets on Numeracy, Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, ESOL and Dyslexia. Produced for UnionLearn, the TUC’s education arm, following […]

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May 052012
 
Commonwealth Youth Diploma

Cover designs produced for the Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Development, delivered by the Commonwealth Youth Programme, part of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Diploma is aimed at an international, multicultural audience, but also needs to appeal to the target audience by reflecting real issues in their lives. This meant that the selection of photographs for use […]

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May 052012
 
M-learning fliers

Two of a series of double-sided A5 fliers designed for distribution in clubs and similar venues, aimed at helping young people improve their basic literacy skills, by using mobile phone/SMS technology. The front of each flier contains a short article on subjects of interest to the target audience. The back contains a short quiz on […]

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May 042012
 
LMI Matters! web site

LMI Matters! is a training toolkit aimed at professionals working with anyone who is seeking work or careers guidance. It covers the use, sources and understanding of labour market information in providing careers advice. As well as this web site, the project also included a printed toolkit (shown elsewhere in this portfolio) which was available […]

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Apr 172012
 
Peer education programme

The Peer education programme is a set of materials for anyone in the voluntary or further education sectors working with homeless (or ex-homeless) people. The aim of the programme is to support learners in developing and delivering their own workshops to groups of their peers. This can greatly increase self-confidence and communication skills, and has […]

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