Year: 2010

Qualification Extended on the NQF

17th Feb 2010

We can confirm that another qualification which was reaching the end of it’s NQF accreditation have been extended until 31 December 2010. This is: Level 3 Certificate for Language Service Professionals Working with Deaf and Deafblind People (LLS3, LNT3, LST3, & LDB3).

Sign Poetry Festival

17th Feb 2010

The University of Bristol Centre for Deaf Studies are set to hold the second Sign Poetry Festival on Saturday 20 February and Sunday 21 February. The festival has workshops and performances from some of England and Europe’s top Deaf poets.

Alra Holding Summer BSL Acting Courses

12th Feb 2010

Alra – The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts – is holding two acting courses during the summer for BSL users. Both courses are free to take part in thanks to funding from the LSC.

Hunt is on for Deaf Communications Stars

10th Feb 2010

Nominations for the 2010 Signature Annual Awards for excellence in communication with deaf people open today. People and organisations that have excelled in improving communication between deaf and hearing people can, from today, be nominated for an award on a dedicated website www.signature.org.uk/awards.

One Women Deaf Show Opens in London

21st Jan 2010

Graeae theatre company are opening a new show in London later this month which stars deaf actress Caroline Parker in a one-women show – Signs of a Star Shaped Diva. Described as fantastic, hilarious and heartfelt by Three Weeks – Edinburgh the show is about Sue, an undertaker from Bingley Bridge, who finds herself hurtling to stardom and Las Vegas by signing the songs of her favourite Divas, Billie Holiday, Dusty Springfield, Ella Fitzgerald and Gloria Gaynor.

Signature 2009 Customer Service Survey

11th Jan 2010

For those of you who have not yet had the chance to complete the Signature 2009 Customer Service Survey don’t worry there is still time. If you wish to give Signature your feedback on their service please be aware that the survey will close at 12pm on Monday 18 January.

Office Closure

07th Jan 2010

It is with regret we are unable to open our office again today – 7 January 2010. Please accept our apologies if this inconveniences you, or your students in any way. We plan to resume full service on Monday 11th January when your Customer Service Officers will respond to ‘phone and email messages as priority.