Below are resources that may be helpful for your writing centre and writing centre practice.

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Starting a centre

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), of which the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a special interest group, produces position statements that can be helpful in developing mission and vision:

Writing centre publications

Scholarly Journals

Scholarly Blogs

Writing centre associations and affiliations

Writing centre bibliography

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2021). Where is the Support? Learning Support for Multimodal Digital Writing Assignments by Writing Centres in Canadian Higher EducationThe Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning12(1).

Bromley, P. (2017). Locating Canadian writing centres: An empirical investigation. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie, 27, 24–41. Retrieved from

Graves, H. & Graves, R, eds. (2006). Writing centres, writing seminars, writing cultures: Writing instruction in Anglo-Canadian universities. Inkshed Publications, University of Manitoba: Winnipeg

Graves, R. (1994). Writing instruction in Canadian universities. Inkshed Publications, University of Manitoba.

McMurtrie, B. (2018). Future of learning: How colleges can transform the educational experience. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Writing centre training and policy manuals

Training manuals

Policy manuals