Year: 2010

NUT Disabled Teachers’ Conference

18th May 2010

Each year the Union holds a conference for members of the Union who define themselves as disabled. This event enables teachers to share experiences, learn from each other and debate Union policy about campaigns to achieve disability equality in the profession.

SignPost is looking for a BSL On-screen Presenter

14th May 2010

Job share, part-time position. Based at ITV’s Television Centre in Gateshead.

ITV SignPost is looking for a versatile self starter, who can work to tight deadlines delivering high quality BSL translations from English for a variety of media content, including broadcast TV programmes.

New Level 3 Qualification Update

13th May 2010

We have been working hard over the last months with the body responsible for setting the standards for language qualifications and have been able to negotiate the details of the new Level 3 qualification.

Shortlists announced

10th May 2010

We are proud to announce the shortlists for the Signature Annual Awards Regional Teacher of the Year and Regional Learner of the Year. To view the shortlists please click here.

BSL Interpreted events at The National Gallery

07th May 2010

The National Gallery is providing BSL interpreted talks from May – July 2010.

For more information please visit The National Gallery website or contact

Training day for teachers now available for the Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL/ISL

07th May 2010

The new Level 3 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL)/Irish Sign Language (ISL) will be available from September. To support teachers we are providing a training day on 7 July in Birmingham.

Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL/ISL Qualification Specification/Portfolio Building for Teachers

9.30am to 4.30pm

QCF Qualifications Accreditation Extended

06th May 2010

We can now confirm that the following qualifications have had their accreditation extended on the QCF until 31 August 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary welcomes you to their headquarters

22nd Apr 2010

Members of the Deaf, deaf and deafblind communities, their carers, friends and families are warmly invited to come along to Hertfordshire Constabulary Police Headquarters in Welwyn Garden City on Saturday 8 May 2010. You can meet the volunteer Link Officers, visit the County Control Room and experience the Emergency Text Messaging Service in practice.


22nd Apr 2010

The Science Museum has an exciting new programme of Family Events called SIGNtific. This is a range of shows, workshops and storytelling led by Deaf presenters who are using BSL with voice over interpreters.

The first event is 1 May 2010 – for more information please visit

BSL Interpreted events at V&A Museum

14th Apr 2010

The V&A Museum is holding BSL interpreted events from April – June 2010. Entry to the Museum is free and people with disabilities are entitled to free admission to V&A exhibitions with up to two friends.

For more information please visit