Year: 2010

Upgraded Level 6 Qualifications Update

01st Jul 2010

Following the announcement that our Level 4 NVQ in BSL/ISL, and Level 4 NVQ in Interpreting (BSL/English) have been upgraded to Level 6 qualifications…

Noteable develop new captioning software

30th Jun 2010

Following Deaf Awareness Week 2010, Noteable are proud to announce their newly developed captioning software “Stage Captions 1.0” which will greatly aid the accessibility of theatre and performance captioning across the country. This captioning software has been specially developed to relay output to LCD screens, making it unique in current theatre captioning provision.

Deadline for Signature Annual Awards

30th Jun 2010

Time is ticking! The deadline to get your nominations in for the Signature Annual Awards 2010 is midnight tonight. National Award categories include the Joseph Maitland Robinson Award, Teacher of the Year, Learner of the Year, Young Learner of the Year, Centre of the Year, Communication Professional of the Year and Organisational Achievement of the Year.

Events at the Victoria and Albert Museum

29th Jun 2010

Popular talks, lectures or demonstrations at the Victoria and Albert Museum are sometimes translated into British Sign Language (BSL) or are given in Sign Supported English (SSE) by deaf lecturers.

Help for hard of hearing as town becomes deaf-aware

28th Jun 2010

Linlithgow is to be made Scotland’s first deaf- aware town under an innovative new project run by the national school for the deaf.

Tourist attractions, shops and businesses across the West Lothian town are being encouraged to become more aware of the needs of the deaf under the new initiative.

Michael Parkinson: The deaf are discriminated against

28th Jun 2010

Michael Parkinson is still haunted by the isolation experienced by his grandparents, who were both profoundly deaf. The chat-show host says we must all do more to help the hard of hearing.

Latest Level 2 Training Course a big success!

28th Jun 2010

On Friday 18th June, a group of 9 BSL tutors from across Northern Ireland took part in a Signature Level 2 Training Course held in Belfast.

BSLQ3 Qualification Specification

21st Jun 2010

The Level 3 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language Qualification Specification for 2010-11 is now available on our website.

Why not become BSL1 Assessor for Signature?

21st Jun 2010

Signature is looking for people interested in becoming Assessors for our Level 1 Award in British Sign Language (BSL) qualification. The primarily role will be to assess BSL1 video-recorded assessments within a timescale.

2010 Deaf Sports Personality of the Year

21st Jun 2010

Date: Saturday 27th November 2010

Time: 7pm till 2am, awards begin at 8:30pm

Venue: Wembley National Stadium, London HA9 0WS