Experience as a Writer/Author, Instructional Designer and Educational Consultant

Derek Stockley has written a variety of training and management resources and articles. Writing is also a key element of his instructional design activities.

Writing in different fields

He is the author of the Municipal Association of Victoria publication The Right Person for the Right Job. This manual provides a practical, step by step guide to the recruitment and selection process, particularly in a restructuring environment. Copies of the guide are held by both the State Library of Victoria (Melbourne) and the Australian National Library located in Canberra.

He was a contributing author to Deakin Australia’s Graduate Diploma of Local Government Management - Human Resources Unit - a post graduate program provided by Deakin University.

He has had articles published. Modified versions of these articles are available at: Human Resources and Management Articles

Selected published articles include:

Implementing e-learning - an "how to" guide by Derek Stockley - important tips and information about the successful implementation of e-learning systems in companies and organisations. This article was originally in EI Magazine .

Informal learning - important tips and information about informal learning, originally written for Capital Magazine.

His High Performance Newsletter Articles demonstrate the variety of writing styles used.

Instructional design projects

Apart from the distance learning materials for Deakin mentioned above, Derek has also completed instructional design resources covering management, negotiation and team leadership.

Video projects

He has been the educational consultant on a number of Australian produced and made business videos, preparing the consultant briefs for the script writers and production team. The role also includes script review and final production video copy review.

Instructional design projects

Apart from the distance learning materials for Deakin mentioned above, Derek has also completed instructional design resources covering management, negotiation and team leadership.

He wrote the study guide for a contract learning unit in a post graduate diploma in instructional design.

For a major Australian franchisee system, he prepared training guides and manuals for use by various levels of franchisees.

Policy and Procedure Manuals

Many consulting assignments require process and procedural documents and manuals to assist the implementation of change. Derek has developed and written many different policy, procedure, quality and training support manuals.

Writing Assistance

If you are interested in having Derek provide assistance or telephone or write to Derek Stockley at Contact Details.

Further information related specifically to training can be found at: Links - Training/Training System and Training (Human Resources Development) Links. .