Our newly launched online BSL Homework package is now available for centres, teachers and learners of Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language and Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language. The BSL Homework is available for all units at Level 1 and Level 2. Why not register and try unit BSL101 for FREE at www.bslhomework.org.uk.
On Friday 2 October, Pam Tilson, Communications Manager with Signature in Northern Ireland was present at a reception to launch the new premises for Foyle Sign Language Centre and the reformation of the Deaf Association in the City.
Are you between 13-21 years old? Do you want to become a film star, director or producer for the day and win fantastic prizes? If you are then the Language and Film Talent Awards – LAFTAs – are searching for you! LAFTAs are looking for videos showing the importance of languages. This is your chance to tell your story about the importance and benefits of learning British Sign Language (BSL).
Signature have been working closely with NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Deafblind Scotland and Commtacs to develop training for frontline NHS staff across Scotland. This training will consist of basic BSL skills and Deaf and deafblind awareness and will be aimed at those who have regular contact with patients and service users.
ITV is launching a unique online collection of animated nursery rhymes created especially for deaf children, to celebrate this year’s Children’s Book Week (5-11 October). Eleven new versions of traditional rhymes – created by young North East animators mentored by Bob The Builder creator Curtis Jobling – will feature on ITV’s awardwinning website www.signedstories.com.
Tickets for the Signature Annual Award Ceremony, which takes place 12 November 2009 at The Private Rooms, Crowne Plaza Hotel, St James in London, have only been on sale since the end of August and the evening is already a complete sell out.
A team of pupils, staff and former pupils from Donaldson’s School, Scotland’s national residential and day school providing education, therapy and care for pupils aged 2 to 19 years who are deaf, are gearing up to take on the might of former professional footballers from Heart of Midlothian FC on Sunday 11 October.
The I-Sign Project is led by a group of deaf charities and educational organisations to improve the status of British Sign Language (BSL) for deaf children in England.
Signature are looking for your help to complete a picture of the formal and informal opportunities to learn BSL that are available in schools, colleges, universities, and any other educational organisation in England.