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VJ Kirk | Elance
 
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VJ Kirk

Educational and creative writing expertise
   New Zealand
  |  9:03 am Local Time

Overview

On offer: high quality writing from a multi-published author.

'A brilliant professional! Smart, quick turn-around and an excellent writer!'
"A+ work, excellent communication, finished ahead of schedule."

I will write articles, fiction and poetry to your specific requirements. In the past I have written textbooks and assessments, both in hard copy and online, for basic computing, hospitality, business and English. I write educational materials for all educational levels and subjects, and specialise in textbooks, assessments and teacher...

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Portfolio

Junior school reader, published by Shortland Publications.
Feature article about genealogy
Article, published by the New Zealand Woman's Weekly.
Story broadcast on NZ National Radio
Real-life story
The Impressionable Years
Classroom activity which encourages the student to find out ore about everyday words,...
Junior school current events worksheet example
A play for junio school
An assessment created for Australian client.
This article describes the ethos of the Girls Grammar School.
Why you need a business coach to improve your prospects.
Useful prompts to use for junior and middle school decriptive writing.
Games and activities with a teaching point or for learning cooperation.
Poetry analysis: chapter for an English literature text.
Published in the NZ 'School Journal'.
Published in the 'New Zealand Listener', 2009.
from my collection 'A Poem A Day'.
Written in honour and remembrance of Elsie May Kirk.
Reminiscing about Sarawak
A woman of means seeks out her roots.
Revenge can be so-o-o satisfying.
Thoughts about where we come from...

Skills (3)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Article Writing

Service Description

On offer: a unique range of skills in the educational, opinion and fiction fields. My former roles as an educator and a writer of educational texts, assessments and articles mean I have the ability to complete your projects quickly, accurately and on time.

I have basic experience of working in Moodle, and can hone the writing of others so that it is clean and lean.

As a former ESOL teacher, I write materials for educators of students who are learning English as a second language.

As a published fiction writer, I supply stories and poems for children's magazines, and short stories and novels for adults. I write articles for both adults and children. I have been published in anthologies, magazines and on national radio, and have been placed in national short story competitions.

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Employment

e-Blended Learning Solutions
Writer/editor
2005 - 2010
Writer/editor of educational materials for online and distance education.
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki
Tutor at English Language Institute
2004 - 2005
English tutor for foreign students who have English as a second language.
Tianjin Experimental High School, China
English teacher
2002 - 2003
English teacher and creator of educational materials.
Many NZ school boards
Various positions, e.g. Principal, teacher ...
1967 - 2002

Education

Palmerston North Training College
Teaching Certificate
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Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.
Master of Science (Science teaching)
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Whitireia Polytechnic
Diploma in Creative Writing
- 2011
Waikato Polytechnic
Graduate Diploma of IT in Education
- 2001

Keywords

educational
academic
articles
ESL/ESOL
short stories
children's writing
poetry
textbooks
assessments
Moodle content
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