17 gain PPA’s certificates through ContentETC

A total of 17 journalists graduated with the Professional Publisher’s Association (PPA) certificates run by ContentETC and UEL this week. The certificates are growing in popularity as a result of the association of ContentETC and the PPA. Special rate at UEL 13 were from the University of East London.  The PPA has negotiated a special Read More

Play our Keep it Legal game: beta version

Game on!  There’s a horrible term in training: gamification.  It means turning training into games.  That way, apparently, people learn faster, with more fun and what they learn sticks.  You can also test through games if people have got the point. So we have a game: at least in beta mode.  It is Keep it Read More

PPA Professional Certificate taken by 26 at UEL

26 students of the University of East London (UEL) are taking the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Professional Certificate this year.  That’s up from 5 last year. I’m running it.  That’s brownie points for me at UEL.   But more important for the students it is a bonus in their CVs and for the university it is Read More

PPA Professional certificate results

Great to see students of the University of East London (UEL) get their award of the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA) Professional Certificate in Journalism.  They worked hard in their final third year to win it.  Three distinctions, one merit and a pass were good results for them. Even better, the PPA and UEL have agreed Read More

PPA Professional Certificate at UEL

Journalism students at the University of East London (UEL) will next year have the opportunity to take the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA) Certificate, created and administered by ContentETC. This agreement was reached at the PPA’s Magazine Academy Awards on Wednesday night as three UEL students were awarded their Professional certificates having taken the certificate this Read More

“Gamification”: name of the game?

We at ContentETC are starting on a project to build online games to support our training.  “Gamification” is a big subject is training now: how can you make your training more like games, is the question. Al Gore, ex vice-president of the USA says: “Games are the new normal”, whatever that means. It means, to Read More

UEL students to do PPA’s top certificate

A group of 17 students at the University of East London (UEL) will do the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA) top journalism certificate this year. UEL is keen to boost the employment prospects of its graduates.  The chosen students will be able to graduate this summer with both their degrees and the PPA’s Professional Certificate in Read More

Frith directs at Bauer

Mark Frith has been appointed editorial director at Bauer. He will oversee Grazia, FHM, Zoo, Yours, Top Sante and Empire. He left Time Out in the summer after a stint of two years. Directing not editing Moulding a magazine is one thing, offering “strategic vision and support for the editors and publishers across the whole Read More

Better trained graduates with the PPA certificate from UEL

Graduates better trained in the ways of magazine journalism are coming onto the market soon.  Selected students from the University of East London will take the Professional Publishers Association  Professional Certificate in Journalism.  Those who pass will be able to put the certificate on the desk as well as their degree in journalism for potential Read More