The following people could use Winning Essays, Assignments and Reports: A handbook for editing and improving your own writing?

  • Employers that expect their staff to write good documents, e.g. reports and business plans
  • Learners who are expected to write research projects and reports across the curriculum
  • Training providers who could incorporate Winning Essays as learning support material in business writing courses (Unit Standards)
  • Schools and FET colleges to support the development of writing skills across the curriculum, e.g. in the life sciences and engineering courses

How to use Winning Essays

Educators and facilitators are encouraged to build references to this Handbook into their feedback on learners’ assignments. This is easily done with a simple note to the learner that says, for example, “Your use of commas could be strengthened. To get help, please go to pages 70 and 86 in Winning Essays.”