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Advanced Educational Publishing:

Innovation in Product, Process and Management

A dynamic five-day workshop for publishing professionals around the globe, designed to implement best practice in every stage of the educational publishing process.
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Colourblue and Oriel Square have come together to offer an intensive five-day workshop with a simple focus – how to create the very best educational resources, on time and on budget.

Where? Oxford

When? 2021 (TBC)

Cost? £2500 + VAT pp

Workshop topics include:

  • How the set-up stage can make or break a project

  • Rationalising roles and responsibilities

  • The relationship between team size and quality

  • Designing an optimal project workflow within tight externally imposed deadlines

  • The importance of investment in proper author selection and commissioning processes

  • Understanding the options for editorial strategies (print and digital)

  • Project-management approaches and technologies

  • Technologies for improving coordination between authors, editors and designers

  • Publishing risk analysis and crisis management

Who should attend?

  • Ministry of Education officials
  • Private, quasi-government or government publishing staff
  • Publishing managers
  • Managing editors
  • Commissioning editors
  • Curriculum and assessment professionals (liaising with publishers)
  • Teachers responsible for producing school resources
  • Museum education staff
  • Education reform/development organisations

Special events in the workshop:

  • Expert trainers – Trainers with more than 60 years of combined experience in educational publishing, in both UK and international contexts.

  • Guest speaker – An influential guest speaker, who will provide their strategic and tactical insights into the publishing industry and the publishing process.

  • Networking dinner – A formal evening networking dinner, giving you the opportunity to meet with the other delegates and special worshop guests.

  • Publishing clinic – The opportunity for one-to-one consultations with the trainers, to discuss specific issues and find optimal solutions.