NEWS FOR JULY 2013
Proposed Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners working in the Pre-16 Sector
Added 25 Jul 2013
Signature is in the process of designing a new Level 3 qualification that would enable communication support professionals working with deaf children and young people at Key Stages 3 and 4 to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
Signature urges businesses to employ more deaf people
Added 18 Jul 2013
On Wednesday 17 July, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) held an event to encourage businesses to employ more disabled people. The event was attended by some of the UK's leading blue-chip companies, who were informed of the benefits of employing disabled workers.
Scottish Government Commits to Equality for Deaf People
Added 16 Jul 2013
The Scottish Government has funded a consortium of deaf organisations, led by the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCoD), to launch a project called "Equality & Access for Deaf People". The project will work with public bodies to make their services accessible for all deaf people across Scotland.
Update on Level 3 Qualifications
Added 05 Jul 2013
We are working hard to provide you with the new Level 3 BSL/ISL qualification. The Qualification Specification and Regulations will be on our website shortly, ready for delivery from September 2013. In the meantime a draft version of the specification will be available from the office, from Monday 1 July 2013.
Try SignSpell, for 30 days, for free!
Added 03 Jul 2013
Sign up now to receive your 30 day free trial of SignSpell resources.
We are currently offering a free trial for UK schools to demonstrate how effective SignSpell can be as an inclusive resource improving spelling for early years and Primary children.
Signature Require External Verifiers
Added 02 Jul 2013
Is your first language BSL? Do you have high level signing skills and understand Sign Linguistics? Do you want to achieve a further qualification and help improve standards in BSL assessment? Working as a Signature External Verifier (EV) may be the perfect opportunity for you.