Tag Archives: Sophie O’Rourke

New Ways of Working for New Ways of Learning [Event Round-Up]

On Saturday Sophie from emc headed down to London to the beautiful Macmillan campus for MaWSIG’s conference ‘New Ways of Working for New Ways of Learning’. The day was a real mix of practically looking at the ways in which … Continue reading

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How agile can we be? An editorial perspective – Part 2 of 3

In the first part of this mini-series we discussed the complexities of ELT publishing – focusing on publishers’ growing need to get courses to market quickly without losing quality. To do this, the supply chain for larger projects is often … Continue reading

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How agile can we be? Working effectively with small businesses – Part 1

As global publishers increasingly promote agile workflows both internally and externally, they rely more and more heavily on many individuals and smaller businesses to help get their massive, multi-million pound courses and products to market. These external suppliers (like emc) … Continue reading

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Speed dating with Oxford Brookes Publishing students

On Monday Kathryn and Sophie travelled across to Oxford Brookes to take part in their annual “Working in Publishing Day“. The uni arranges this day every year to give students the opportunity to talk to people working in and around … Continue reading

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MaWSIG PCE 2015: The Material Writer’s Essential Toolkit

The 49th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition will take place from the 11th-14th April, with  ELT professionals coming together to discuss, reflect on and develop ideas. There will also be the chance to view the latest ELT publications, products and services … Continue reading

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Post IATEFL and the future of ELT from a design perspective

Last week Sophie, along with 1000’s of other ELT professionals, congregated in Harrogate for IATEFL’s 2014 conference. Along with helping to run the Material Writing SIG’s first ever Pre Conference Event Writing for Digital and SIG Day Sophie was also asked … Continue reading

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A week of ELT fun at IATEFL

Next week 1,000’s of ELT professionals, from all over the world, will be making their way to Harrogate for the 48th IATEFL (International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language) conference. And joining them is us! Sophie will be … Continue reading

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