CPD Courses

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Featured CPD Courses

Editing skills masterclasses

Do you need the key skills to edit copy effectively? Learn the essentials everyone needs to check or oversee other people’s work – whether that’s a report, news story or press release. These highly practical sessions are delivered remotely in…

Journalism ethics and regulation

All journalists need to understand the importance of an ethical approach to their work. They also need to have a sound working knowledge of applicable regulations and their interpretation. This course, delivered via Zoom, examines the regulatory landscape for journalists…

Interviewing skills

In this exciting and insightful course we will show you: The key to good interviewing skills – preparation, structure, skills The art of good questioning and listening Interviewing chronology – beginning, middle and end Different interview situations Face-to-face interview role…

Court reporting restrictions

Open justice is a fundamental principle – the media should be able to report fully on all cases which take place in the courts. This course is intended to help reporters covering courts to challenge reporting restrictions which are unnecessary,…

Reporting polls

Developed in partnership with the British Polling Council and the Market Research Society, this course will explain how and why opinion polls are done, why it’s important to interpret the data they produce effectively, and why polls can provide you…

IPSO

With media freedom comes responsibility, which is why it is vital for all journalists to know about the regulations they must abide by. This course will act as your guide to the work of IPSO, and to the requirements of…

Writing for the web

Whether you’re a blogger, just starting out as a journalist, or want to polish your online skills.  This e-learning course from the NCTJ’s Journalism Skills Academy looks at the opportunities and challenges of writing for the web. As you…

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