Note-Able Notetakers

Professional notetaking training

Testimonials
University of Northampton
(Manual and Electronic OCNL) June 2016.

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About Note-Able Notetakers

Who are we?

Knowledgeable, experienced, friendly and accessible team.

What do we stand for?

Quality, integrity, ethical principles and professional values, equality of access to excellent notetaking services.

What are we offering?

Training to a professional standard, flexibility, tailored courses, recognised qualification.

Where are we going?

We are delighted to announce a national delivery programme for OCN Level 3 accredited notetaker training for Electronic or Manual notetakers. Attached is our application pack, which includes details of how to apply, explanatory notes and course dates/locations.

We will be commencing with London, Bristol and Colchester. You are welcome to register an interest in any of the potential venues and we will ensure you are informed of upcoming dates as soon as they are secured.

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Qualified Teacher-Coordinators

Michael and Paul are PGCE qualified teacher-coordinators. Until the closure of City Lit’s OCNL Notetaking programme in 2014, they planned, delivered and assessed OCNL accredited notetaking certificates: ‘Notetaking for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education’ and ‘Electronic Notetaking for Disabled People’.

In their additional capacity as Quality Standards, Notetaking, Michael and Paul monitored and supported professional development amongst notetakers employed by City Lit’s Deaf and Disabled Support service.

It is our experience that the text-based support requirements of service users are best met through the provision of trained, qualified professionals. It is with this in mind that Note-able Notetakers aims to provide OCNL accredited notetaker training for individuals and institutions.

Our team

picture of Michael PeartMichael Peart (BSc Hons, MA, PGCE) is an OCNL qualified manual notetaker with 14 years’ notetaking experience in further, higher and adult education. Michael holds Level 6 (Signature) in British Sign Language.





picture of Michael PeartPaul Clark (BA, MA, PGCE) is an OCNL qualified manual notetaker with 23 years’ experience working in further, higher and adult education. Paul holds Level 1 (Signature) in British Sign Language.





picture of Miriam MarchiMiriam Marchi is an experienced OCNL qualified Electronic Notetaker. Miriam was Inclusive Learning Support Manager at Southwark College from 2007 to 2009, and has since 2010 directed Denoted Professional Services, providing text-based language support in higher education, conferences, community events and in the workplace through the Access to Work scheme. Miriam is a Committee member for the Association of Notetaking Professionals. Miriam holds Level 3 (Signature) British Sign Language.


Our Courses

We offer two Accredited courses at Level Three with the Open College Network(OCN), London and three non - accredited courses.

Upcoming courses in 2017


'Introduction to Notetaking'

Interested in notetaking for disabled students?

Join this short introductory course to find out what skills you need to develop, and gain information about our OCNL accredited manual and electronic notetaking courses. Those interested in electronic notetaking can sample how to précis.

If you are interested about this course email us info@note-ablenotetakers.co.uk

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To read the course outline



'Manual Notetaker Bespoke Training'

Our workshops are practised- based, developing skills through exercises which feature tutor, self and peer evaluation.


  • General principles: electronic → manual
  • Stationery
  • Handwriting: stamina and legibility
  • Summary: strategies for concision
  • Abbreviation and symbols
  • Layout: according to content and client
    • Sentence
    • Cornell
    • Chart
    • Map
    • Outline
  • Further professional development

Session content is the same for Half and Full-Day sessions, with a full day providing greater depth and further opportunity for practise and feedback


If you are interested about this course email us info@note-ablenotetakers.co.uk or call us on: 07982656446 or 07714232754 or 07871093777.








'Electronic Notetaker Bespoke Training'

Our workshops are practiced-based, developing skills through exercises which feature tutor, self and peer evaluation.


Key course information


  • General principles: electronic
  • Equipment: laptops
  • Typing: differences between typing errors and muscle fatigue
  • Summary: strategies for concision
  • Note-ED software: storage of abbreviations and keystroke reduction
  • Formatting pages and conventions: according to content and client
  • Further professional development

We offer Half and Full-Day sessions, with a full day providing greater depth in working with different literacy levels, notetaking strategies for a range of teaching locations and further opportunity for practise and feedback.


We provide training for groups, institutions on-site.


If you are interested about this course email us info@note-ablenotetakers.co.uk or call us on: 07982656446 or 07714232754 or 07871093777.



CONTACT

To get in touch with us please email us or call us.

info@note-ablenotetakers.co.uk

079 82656446

077 14232754

078 71093777