Year: 2009

Deaf and Deafblind Training for NHS Staff

16th Oct 2009

Signature have been working closely with NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Deafblind Scotland and Commtacs to develop training for frontline NHS staff across Scotland. This training will consist of basic BSL skills and Deaf and deafblind awareness and will be aimed at those who have regular contact with patients and service users.

Awards Tickets a Sell Out

06th Oct 2009

Tickets for the Signature Annual Award Ceremony, which takes place 12 November 2009 at The Private Rooms, Crowne Plaza Hotel, St James in London, have only been on sale since the end of August and the evening is already a complete sell out.

Signed Stories celebrates Children’s Book Week

06th Oct 2009

ITV is launching a unique online collection of animated nursery rhymes created especially for deaf children, to celebrate this year’s Children’s Book Week (5-11 October). Eleven new versions of traditional rhymes – created by young North East animators mentored by Bob The Builder creator Curtis Jobling – will feature on ITV’s awardwinning website www.signedstories.com.

Heart’s Legends Kick-off For Donaldson’s

05th Oct 2009

A team of pupils, staff and former pupils from Donaldson’s School, Scotland’s national residential and day school providing education, therapy and care for pupils aged 2 to 19 years who are deaf, are gearing up to take on the might of former professional footballers from Heart of Midlothian FC on Sunday 11 October.

BSL Homework Site Now Live

25th Sep 2009

We are delighted to launch our NEW online BSL Homework package to our centres, teachers and learners. It is the perfect resource for anyone studying towards a Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language qualification.

BSL Homework Site Now Live

25th Sep 2009

line BSL Homework package. It is the perfect resource for anyone studying towards a Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language qualification. For more or information or to register visit www.bslhomework.org.uk.

I-Sign Project – BSL Learning Opportunities

15th Sep 2009

The I-Sign Project is led by a group of deaf charities and educational organisations to improve the status of British Sign Language (BSL) for deaf children in England.
Signature are looking for your help to complete a picture of the formal and informal opportunities to learn BSL that are available in schools, colleges, universities, and any other educational organisation in England.

Welcome Newsletters Available

08th Sep 2009

We have recently sent out welcome newsletters to our centres running Level 1 and 2 British Sign Language. We would be grateful if you could pass these to your Signature teachers to give to their students. You can also download extra newsletter here.

Signature Annual Awards Tickets Now on Sale

26th Aug 2009

We are delighted to announce that tickets for the Signature Annual Awards ceremony are now available. The glittering ceremony will take place on 12 November 2009 at The Private Rooms, Crowne Plaza Hotel, St James, London and promises to be one to remember. Join us to celebrate the exceptional commitment and achievements of all those short listed for a Signature Annual Award.

BSL Interpreter Wanted For Expedition to Borneo

17th Aug 2009

The Journey of a Lifetime Trust – JoLt – is looking for two leaders, one of which is proficient in British Sign Language, to join a month-long expedition for 24 disadvantaged and disabled young people leaving on 10 July 2010 and travelling through Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak.