Sarindar Kaurah

Sarindar Kaurah – Editor

Editor/Writer with more than 20 years of experience in educational publishing, magazines, technical and web.

Overview

My proven track record in educational publishing varies in print, online and multimedia formats. I am well versed in content management and publishing operations. I have attention to detail and accuracy. I have strong team working skills which allows a project to be completed in the approved manner and on time with the team working together on the project. I have experience in forecasting and budgeting for projects.

I have a deep understanding of the Publishing Industry in Asia Pacific, United Kingdom and North America. I am fluent in both written and spoken English and Malay. I am also fluent in spoken Punjabi.

EDITING EXPERIENCE
• Edited Primary and Secondary textbooks for Mathematics, English Language and
English Literature
• Edited Primary and Secondary assessment books for Mathematics, Science, English
Language, English Literature, History and Geography
• Edited trade books, for example autobiographies and children’s story books
• Edited lifestyle and historical magazines
• Wrote/edited articles for monthly fashion magazine based on interviews, background
material and/or draft text.
• Edited technical booklets, brochures and kits
• Edited material on technical website
• Edited business proposals, educational technical materials, newsletters and
engineering material
Services
Fiction
Children's Historical Fiction Literary Fiction
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction Education & Reference History Math & Science Writing & Publishing
Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Certifications
  • BA in English Language and Literature, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Certificate in Internet Publishing (Intensive), University of British Columbia, Canada

Work experience

Macmillan UK

Sep, 2016 — Nov, 2017 (about 1 year)

Consulted on Secondary Mathematics
• Textbooks
• Students' Workbooks
• Teachers' Books

Multimedia Communications, Singapore

Sep, 2006 — Sep, 2007 (about 1 year)

Edited Secondary Mathematics textbooks to be used in schools for the new curriculum in 2008.

Marshall Cavendish, Singapore

Jan, 2006 — Aug, 2007 (over 1 year)

Edited Primary Mathematics textbooks and workbooks to be used in schools for the new school curriculum in 2007, in Singapore.

Self-employed

Jan, 2006 — Present

Freelance editing work for nonfiction and fiction manuscripts of various genres, including children's, YA and Adult.
These include educational books, trade, technical material and magazines .
Editorial services have included
developmental editing
copyediting
proofreading and some more.

Educational Publishing House, Singapore

Jan, 2005 — Dec, 2005 (11 months)

Generated educational textbooks and workbook ideas; oversaw budget; commissioned authors.

Horizon Knowledge Solutions Pte Ltd, Singapore

Mar, 2002 — Oct, 2004 (over 2 years)

Generated educational textbooks and workbook ideas
Managed from initial to final stage Malaysia's 2004 textbooks’ project for Primary 3 Mathematics and Science textbooks.
Edited and proofread Educational textbooks, workbooks and marketing material for final publishing.

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore

Oct, 1999 — Feb, 2002 (over 2 years)

Simplified Literature textbooks.
Co-wrote a series of primary mathematics assessment books which have been developed in accordance with the latest syllabus set by the Ministry Of Education, Singapore.

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore

Jun, 1996 — Sep, 1999 (over 3 years)

Edited Primary and Secondary textbooks for Mathematics, English Language and English Literature.
Edited materials, checked for accuracy and reviewed the publication after it was designed as a final check for errors or omissions.
Managed, edited and conceptualised the Secondary 1 – 4 Elementary Mathematics textbooks and Additional Mathematics textbooks used for Secondary 3 – Pre-university students.
Authored partially the Additional Mathematics textbook. All the five textbooks are being used in Secondary schools in Singapore.

Chacon Publishing Inc, Calgary, Canada

Mar, 1994 — May, 1996 (about 2 years)

Wrote/edited articles for monthly fashion magazine based on interviews, background material and/or draft text.

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore

Apr, 1988 — Mar, 1991 (almost 3 years)

Edited Primary and Secondary textbooks for Mathematics, English Language and English Literature.
Edited Primary and Secondary assessment books for Mathematics, Science, English Language, English Literature, History and Geography.

Portfolio

Top In Mathematics is a series of assessment books which have been developed in accordance with the latest syllabus set by the Ministry Of Education. Features of the book : *Comprehensive coverage of the syllabus * Graded levels of exercises *Continual assessm... read more

Sarindar has 2 reviews

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Roop K.

Roop K.

Oct, 2023

It was a pleasure to work with Sarindar for my first time using Reedsy. Sarindar was prompt, courteous, professional and helpful, My project was a non-fiction book aimed at parents. I would work with her again, and would be happy to recommend her.
Adebola A.

Adebola A.

Aug, 2020

Fantastic experience

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