Effective Writing Skills
A four- day course on Effective Writing Skills was held from Monday, 23 April 2012 to Thursday, 26 April 2012. The 19 participants who attended this course came from various government departments and ministries ,namely, the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development, the Ministry of Natural Resources Sarawak, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Human Resources, the Ministry of Defence, The Royal Malaysian Police, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka and the National Sports Institute .
The aim of this course was to develop the participants’ competence and skills in writing and editing their own work as well as those of others. The course included topics like, The Writing Process, Purposeful Paragraphs,Sentence Skills, Grammar for Writing, Shaping Strong Sentences, Editing and Proofreading.