We have been informed by the Skills Funding Agency that the following qualifications will now appear in the 2015-2016 brochure as eligible for funding:
Organisations concerned with deafness and hearing loss will be working collectively to influence the next government following agreement of a statement of common purpose (attached).
Organisations from all sectors are now being asked to become founder signatories and promote the statement.
A campaign will be launched after the general election to raise awareness of the problems faced by people who are deaf or have a hearing loss and the solutions the sector is pursuing.
Saturday 18th April 2015, 10am-4.00pm.
The course aims to give BSL teachers basic background training on the linguistics of BSL.
Facts International and Opinion Leader, independent research agencies, have been commissioned by Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, to carry out some research assessing users’ experience of text relay services.
Remark! Media and Remark! Access recently announced its new trading name and identity Flashing Lights Media Ltd. The new venture was created following a management buy-out of the Remark! division to form a streamlined and dedicated media company. In operating terms, the two companies will be separate but acknowledge a special relationship.
The Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors (ABSLTA) will be holding their annual AGM meeting this year on Saturday 25 April, at the Manchester Deaf Centre.
Are you currently learning British Sign Language, or have you recently finished learning at Level 3, Level 4 or Level 6? If so you may be able to take part in a survey by the University of Manchester, in partnership with NHS England, for a project which aims to improve interpreting services within primary care.
The Scottish Government is currently funding an online BSL Video Relay Interpreting Service pilot called NHS 24, which aims to improve access to health services for people in Scotland who are Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.