Year: 2011

Exciting Times Ahead Following Scottish Parliament General Election 2011

11th May 2011

As you may have seen, Scotland has just held a general election. The SNP won the election with 69 seats out of 129. With 9 seats more than the combined opposition parties, the SNP have formed the first majority government since devolution. Labour have 37, the Conservatives 15, Liberal Democrats 5, the Greens 2 and one independent (Margo MacDonald).

Centre Fees 2011/12

09th May 2011

The Signature Fees Booklet for the academic year 2011/2012 is now available. To download the new fees document click here.

NATED Conference 2011

05th May 2011

Signature will be attending this year’s NATED Conference, taking place at New College Durham on May 14.

Closing Date is Fast Approaching!

26th Apr 2011

Just a friendly reminder that the closing date for the Teacher of the Year and Learner of the Year awards at this year’s Signature Annual Awards is nearly upon us. You only have until Wednesday 4 May to get your nomination in.

BSL2 Assessors Wanted

26th Apr 2011

Are you interested in becoming a Signature assessor for our Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language qualification?

Assessors play an important role in the assessment process of our qualifications. Becoming an assessor offers you the chance to earn extra income, gain professional development, and make a valued contribution to the examination and assessment process.

BSL201 Stories Wanted

18th Apr 2011

We are looking for people to write or sign 30 new stories for the BSL201 assessments. We need 30 stories and will pay £50 for each story we use.

Deafness Charities in Scotland Merge

18th Apr 2011

Two of Scotland’s oldest deafness charities, Deaf Action and Tayside Deaf Association, have merged to create the largest deaf organisation in the country.

Political Parties Commit to Deaf People

15th Apr 2011

Signature Scotland welcomes the recent manifesto commitments made by Labour and the SNP ahead of the 5 May 2011 election.

Deaf Question Time a Massive Success

14th Apr 2011

Approximately 60 deaf and hard of hearing people, parents of deaf children and those working within the deaf community in Northern Ireland had a unique opportunity to raise issues that matter to them with a range of candidates for the Elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly on 5 May 2011.

BSL and ISL 101 Variant Units Accredited

13th Apr 2011

Signature are pleased to confirm that the BSL and ISL 101 units below have been accredited by Ofqual.