Year: 2018

Lindsay Foster: A positive year of change for Signature

18th Dec 2018

It’s been another exciting year for Signature. As 2018 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect upon our triumphs, but also the challenges we have faced over the last twelve months.

Signature CPD now available

11th Dec 2018

Signature CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is now available! 

Developed and presented by subject experts, for communication professionals and teachers, these structured activities will develop your competence and performance whilst contributing towards your CPD portfolio (1 CPD point per activity).

Lindsay Foster: GCSE Update

20th Nov 2018

On Monday 19th November 2018, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education publically announced that both the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual are separately reviewing a proposal from Signature, in regard to a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL).

Signature Annual Awards 2018

13th Nov 2018

On Friday 9th November, we had the pleasure of hosting the tenth anniversary of The Signature Annual Awards. Bringing the awards back to the North East where Signature is based, The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art on the banks of the river Tyne was the perfect venue for such a prestigious occasion.

Welcome back, from our customer support team

08th Oct 2018

It’s that time of year again, where we welcome both new and returning students into our centres and look to help create a new generation of BSL users and professionals.

New Signature website – now live

04th Sep 2018

We are excited to share with you the new Signature website. Over the last 6 months we have been working to understand what you, our site visitors want from our website. 

Lindsay Foster: Signature paves the way for future advancements

03rd Sep 2018

At Signature we’re always looking at the ways in which we operate, so that we’re able to stay ahead of the curve and ultimately provide the best service to our learners and centres. 

Ofqual are looking for experts in BSL.

24th Aug 2018

Ofqual are looking for experts in BSL.

They are looking for people to join them as external experts to help their work on qualifications and assessments for GCSEs, A levels, a wide range of vocational and technical qualifications and new apprenticeship end-point assessments.


Positive steps in developing a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL)

02nd Aug 2018

On 31st July, Signature met with Ofqual and the Department for Education (DfE) to discuss recent events around the development of a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL). We are pleased to announce that we will be preparing a proposal for the development of a GCSE in BSL. This is not a commitment from DfE and Ofqual to agree a future qualification but is hugely positive news. Signature would like to thank them both for the opportunity to meet with them and for helping us take a step in the right direction.

Try our new and improved Teacher Training!

22nd May 2018

Signature Teacher Training is our flexible online platform, created with Signature BSL teachers in mind. Following our initial success, we recently underwent an update in order to include exciting new features.