Skills Development

Text Editing Indaba

In February 2015, the SABDC hosted a Text Editing Indaba at the University of the Free state to launch the book and to work with editors, using the book as guidance. Ten editors were wholly sponsored by the SABDC and 17 were partly funded beneficiaries.
A number of the editors expressed interest in developing books in the other languages as well. An isiXhosa version is currently being authored, with a Siswati one in the pipeline. The writing process, much originated and some translated, is an enormous undertaking and the isiXhosa book will be released beginning to mid 2018. This programme was made possible through funding support of the FPM Seta and the National Arts Council.