Course Overview

We have distilled what we know about creating impactful reports for education into a streamlined process, a template you’ll follow as you take the course. At the end of the sessionyou’ll have a detailed content plan for your report, ready to implement.

Develop your writing and storytelling skills to engage your audience and convey your message with impact.

We will look at structuring and presenting information, including using imagery, and writing styles.

Key Information

  • Price: £200 + VAT
  • Duration: 1 afternoon
  • Format: The course will run in person from 13:00 to 16:00

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REPORT WRITING FOR IMPACT IN EDUCATION
  • Wed, 31 July 2024 at 1:00pm to Wed, 31 July 2024 at 4:00pm

Individuals and organisations who want to share their knowledge and expertise, research and evidence, and customer and user stories through a report or publication. 

By the end of this course you will have:

  • developed your writing and storytelling skills to engage your audience and convey your message with impact
  • followed a structured process to create a detailed report content plan
  • written a tone of voice brief
  • understood how to present key information for the best impact, and be able to brief visual assets to communicate your key points and evidence

This course has been jointly designed by Oriel Square’s Research and Strategy Manager, Hannie Kirkham; Design Manager, Rebekkah Hughes; and Communications Manager, Keira Moulding.

We have worked hard to distil what we know about creating impactful reports for education into a streamlined process, a template you’ll follow as you’re taking the course. At the end of the session, you’ll have a detailed content plan for your report, ready to implement.

You will have an engaging in-person and collaborative learning experience, with access to follow-up advice.

Where: This is an in-person course delivered at Oriel Square’s Regency-style office in central Oxford: 29 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2NP.

How to find us: We are a ten-minute walk from Oxford train station. The nearest car parks are St Giles, Gloucester Green and Worcester St.

If you have accessibility requirements, please let us know. Please be aware that there are two flights of stairs to access the venue.

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Testimonials

“Very accommodating and flexible. John and Sam provided engaging well-run sessions and a great deal of relevant experience.”

Course delegate

“The background in publishing and experience of the education sector, coupled with research expertise, is a big win.”

Head of Insight

“[Oriel Square’s course was] personal, face-to-face and, most importantly, relevant to our business and our needs.”

Course delegate

“You trust and have confidence in their process and expertise; the quality of people being used; the quality of the output; doing things in the right way. As a [content services provider], we’re very confident in their services. … I tend to think of it as somewhere to go when I need help.”

Managing Director of School Qualifications

“Sam is extremely discreet and highly credible – all of my team listened carefully to him as he delivered a workshop. They were respectful of his approach and his experience and fed back very positively on the whole day. Nothing was missing or at all disappointing.”

Course delegate

“Efficient and friendly. Guided our organisation through the process as publishing newbies.”

Senior Education Policy Adviser

The tutor was very straightforward to work with. Came back to and with queries very quickly, which kept the course organisation flowing.”

Course delegate

“[I valued] The opportunity to talk on a one-to-one basis on a specific issue with someone who understands the context in which my organisation is operating.”

Anonymous

“You have to understand the commercial side in education to advise on the policy side because there are so many vested interests. They understand it, because they have a very good client list.”

Head of Education Programme

“We’re a quirky organisation, and not everyone understands [us], and [OS] was really good at understanding us, some of the constraints we have that other organisations don’t.”

Director

“From our experience, they are very good at understanding their customers’ problems, and how to make their lives easier, whether that’s a small editorial project or something on a bigger scale. They have enormous credibility. … When you talk to people in the team, they have that strong publishing and market expertise, so straight away you feel reassured.”

Primary and Secondary Publishing Director

They have a really good understanding of how a publishing company works, probably because they have a lot of people who’ve come from that background.

Primary Publishing Director

“Oriel Square understands the education environment.”

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