NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2010
2010/2011 Fees Booklet Available Now
Added 26 Feb 2010The Signature Fees Booklet for the academic year 2010/2011 is now available to download. To download the new fees document click here.
Government Funding for BSL Courses in Colleges 2010-2011
Added 25 Feb 2010A recent survey by the Association of Colleges shows that across England FE establishments are expecting an average cut in their Adult Learner Responsive budgets of 16%, with some colleges expecting a cut of as much as 25%. Colleges are currently negotiating with the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) to secure funding for the courses they plan to offer in the academic year 2010-2011. As the cuts bite, some of the colleges say that, without guaranteed priority funding they will, reluctantly, be unable to provide their BSL courses.
Qualification Extended on the NQF
Added 17 Feb 2010We 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).
Hunt is on for Deaf Communications Stars
Added 10 Feb 2010Nominations 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.