Alison Gilbert

I am a freelance proofreader who specialises in educational and mathematical documents.  I have worked in education for the past 17 years and can use my experience to support your needs.  I have a passion for education and a love of learning!  I am constantly striving to improve my own skills and knowledge.  Take a look at my blog to see my passions and take part in my reading challenge.

 

I studied mathematics to degree level and have a very analytical mind.  I am great with figures, formulas, data tables, diagrams, map reading and finer details. I am also a maths checker and have experience of checking all levels of maths from primary to degree level working with publishers and students. I have taught maths in Primary schools, planning and developing the maths curriculum.

I have always had an eye for accuracy and have read through documentation all of my career in education. 

I am an intermediate member of The Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading and have undertaken regular training through the Institute to continue my professional development.

I am skilled at using Track changes in Microsoft Word and commenting tools in Word and Adobe Acrobat.  I am proficient in British Standard Proofreading Symbols and can proofread on paper or digitally. I have experience of working as part of a publishing team using Trello, Smartsheets, SharePoint and Microsoft Office suite.

My beliefs

Here is a video all about my background and my beliefs as a proofreader.

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