Sarindar Kaurah

Sarindar Kaurah - Editor Tick

United Kingdom

I have more than 20 years experience in the media industry with a proven record in : educational books and magazine publishing.

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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
Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Education & Reference
History
Mathematics & Statistics
Publishing

Certifications

  • BA in English Language and Literature, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Certificate in Internet Publishing (Intensive), University of British Columbia, Canada

Work experience

Freelance Mathematics Consultant

Macmillan UK
September, 2016 – November, 2017 (about 1 year)

Freelance Editor (Educational Publisher)

Multimedia Communications, Singapore
September, 2006 – September, 2007 (about 1 year)

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

Freelance Editor

Marshall Cavendish, Singapore
January, 2006 – August, 2007 (over 1 year)

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

Managing Editor

Educational Publishing House, Singapore
January, 2005 – December, 2005 (11 months)

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

Managing Editor (Educational Publisher)

Horizon Knowledge Solutions Pte Ltd, Singapore
March, 2002 – October, 2004 (over 2 years)

.Accomplished publishing 150 titles in a year .
Generated educational textbooks and workbook ideas; oversaw budget; commissioned authors.
Wrote proposals and budgets for starting up university libraries in Malaysia. One of the deals was successful, it was worth $1.6m for the company.
Managed from initial to final stage Malaysia's 2004 textbooks’ project for Primary 3 Mathematics and Science textbooks.

Freelance Writer/Editor (Educational Publisher)

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore
October, 1999 – February, 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.

Senior Editor (Educational Publisher)

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore
June, 1996 – September, 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 and edited and conceptualised the Secondary 1 – 4 Elementary Mathematics textbooks and Additional Mathematics textbooks used for Secondary 3 – Pre-university students. Also authored partially the Additional Mathematics textbook. All the five textbooks are being used in Secondary schools in Singapore.

Managing Editor (Lifestyle Magazine)

Chacon Publishing Inc, Calgary, Canada
March, 1994 – May, 1996 (about 2 years)

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

Editor (Educational Publisher)

Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore
April, 1988 – March, 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 (1 selected work)

Top in Mathematics Book 2 (Latest Primary Mathematics Syllabus)

Nigel Tan, Tan Chork Lin, Sarindar K. Kaurah

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 assessment papers *Semestral Examination Papers *Project Work for selected topics *Answers The exercises include creative mathematical problems... read more

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 assessment papers *Semestral Examination Papers *Project Work for selected topics *Answers The exercises include creative mathematical problems... read more

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