Lindsay Foster

Lindsay Foster is the Executive Director of Signature.

A festive message from our Executive Director Lindsay Foster

17th Dec 2019

It has been a big year for Signature. I would like to take some time to reflect upon our accomplishments over the past twelve months, and to share some of our future plans.

Lindsay Foster – Another positive academic year for Signature

18th Jul 2019

As we near the end of the academic year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our centres and learners for their hard work and commitment.

 

Lindsay Foster: GCSE Update

21st Feb 2019

Signature has been involved with the process of creating a GCSE in BSL for many years now. Beginning with a successful pilot qualification in 2015, we oversaw its creation and distribution throughout a range of secondary schools.

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.

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).

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. 

Lindsay Foster: Statement following the debate in Parliament on teaching BSL in schools

06th Mar 2018

Yesterday, 05 March 2018, Minister for School Standards Nick Gibb rejected the petition to have BSL as part of the national curriculum. He also rejected the creation of a GCSE qualification in British Sign Language.

Lindsay Foster: A positive outlook for 2018

10th Jan 2018

At the end of every year we give our centres the opportunity to tell us what they believe we’re doing right and how they think we can improve by completing our Customer Service Survey. 

Lindsay Foster: What UCAS recognition means for students, Signature, and better communication

14th Jul 2017

For almost 40 years, Signature has worked hard to improve communication between deaf and hearing people, which is why we are excited to announce that Signature Level 3 qualifications now qualify as points on the UCAS Tariff Calculator.

Lindsay Foster: BSL National Plan in Scotland

23rd May 2017

Lindsay Foster discusses Scotland's National Plan for BSL and its phenomenal potential for changing the lives of deaf people in Scotland.