John Linnegar

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Professional profile
Editing, Research, PhD (Applied Linguistics): Developing an online mentoring model for text editorsStudying, Training-Educating, Writing, Indexing, Project Management
Qualifications and experience
Text editor and proofreader since 1979, specialising in law texts, school and academic textbooks, and academic journal articles
Training facilitator in editing- and publishing-related skills since 1999
Facilitator of courses in Academic Writing and Academic Presentations to doctoral students at University of Antwerp
Teaching assistant at University of Antwerp 2014, 2015:  English proficiency; Advanced English Practice, Aspects of Writing and Speaking ((self-)editing skills to improve writing quality)
Mentor on the panels of the Professional Editors' Guild (South Africa), Canberra Society of Editors and Queensland Society of Editors (both members of IPEd, Australia) 
Text Editing: A handbook for students and practitioners (UPAm Brussels, 2012) with K Van de Poel & WAM Carstens
Engleish, our Engleish: Common errors in South African English and how to resolve them (Pharos, 2009) 

For the Professional Editors' Guild:
Consistency, consisency, consistency. The PEG Guide to House Style (2009) with J Bishop & P Schamberger
The Business of Editing (2012)
Marketing your professional services (2015) with J de Wet & L Marus
Continuing professional development
MET Meetings
MET workshops
Other CPD
Attended annual conferences of SfEP (UK) for five years prior to 2014
Attended IPEd/CSE Australian Editors' biennial conference, April 2014, 2015
Attended METM15 in October 2015
Member of UniSIG, SENSE
Attended SENSE Conference November 2015

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