Eighty-two per cent of employers consider shorthand to be vital, desirable or essential for some roles within their organisations, an NCTJ study has found.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists has become the new home of Teeline shorthand, as the charity takes over the copyright from the Teeline Royalties Partnership.
"Hunched over an exercise book, carefully practicing the shapes of different letters, some days at my NCTJ course would feel like being back in kindergarten. There was even nightly homework. But I use the things I learned on my 17-week training every day in my role as the FT’s Turkey correspondent."
A former shorthand tutor who became the voice of NCTJ shorthand exams has retired.
University of Sheffield student Damian Shepherd, who is studying MA Journalism, said his previous journalism degree did not equip him with the right skills for the job.
Shorthand tutors from across the UK have visited Twitter’s London offices for this year’s NCTJ shorthand seminar.
The 50th anniversary of Teeline shorthand was celebrated at this year’s NCTJ shorthand seminar, which took place today in London.
Nottingham Trent University student Alex McKenzie gave an inspirational address at this year’s NCTJ shorthand seminar, which took place today in London.
An audience of 45 journalism student representatives from NCTJ-accredited course providers were in attendance at the 2018 student council gathering, held on Friday, 2 February at BBC Academy in Birmingham.