Training people

We run plain English writing training for all workplace professionals.

We offer tailored training for organisations in writing reports, policies, ministerials, letters and emails, web content and more.

We also offer virtual training to the public. All you need is a credit card to purchase your place.

 Editing documents

We edit content to be engaging and effective. 

Our expert editors can:

  • edit complex material in depth
  • develop templates, such as for briefing notes
  • evaluate individual documents, sets of reports or whole websites.

 Building our community

We champion transparent and ethical public language. 

Our Executive Director, Dr Neil James, regularly speaks in the media about plain English. 

Browse our resources for our contributions to the plain language community.

Writing Skills Test

Want to assess your plain English writing skills? 

Find out with our new Getting to the point® Writing Skills Test.

  • Relevant – an online assessment based on plain English standards.
  • Accurate – a comprehensive 90-minute test with a results report.
  • Immediate – purchase at our Store for instant delivery.
  • Value for money – at $395 plus GST, the best value way to assess plain English skills.
Aug 26
Sydney
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Level 2, 191 Clarence Street
Sep 20
Sydney
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Level 2, 191 Clarence Street
Oct 21
Sydney
$870
Level 2, 191 Clarence Street
Nov 18
Sydney
$870
Level 2, 191 Clarence Street
Dec 6
Sydney
$870
Level 2, 191 Clarence Street

We've joined EdventureCo

Plain English Foundation is pleased to announce it has joined EdventureCo as part of an acquisition by Arowana. We will continue providing the same staff and services that have helped more than 400 organisations to improve their communications.

Find out more in our media release.

Our team

Passionate about clear communication?

We're looking for an experienced editor to lead our Editing and Communications team. Please visit Seek to apply.

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