NEWS FOR MAY 2010

Level 3 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language Update

Added 28 May 2010

We can now share with you the new Level 3 draft qualification specification...

2010/11 Qualification Specifications

Added 27 May 2010

The following Qualification Specifications for 2010-11 are now available on our website:

  • Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness and Communication
  • Level 1 Award in British Sign Language
  • Level 1 Award in Irish Sign Language
  • Level 2 Certificate in British Sign Language
  • Level 2 Certificate in Irish Sign Language

NUT Disabled Teachers' Conference

Added 18 May 2010

Each year the Union holds a conference for members of the Union who define themselves as disabled. This event enables teachers to share experiences, learn from each other and debate Union policy about campaigns to achieve disability equality in the profession.

More dates available for the new Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL/ISL Training Days

Added 18 May 2010

Due to popular demand we are providing three more training days for teacher-assessors delivering the new Level 3 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL)/Irish Sign Language (ISL) from September 2010.

SignPost is looking for a BSL On-screen Presenter

Added 14 May 2010

Job share, part-time position. Based at ITV's Television Centre in Gateshead.

ITV SignPost is looking for a versatile self starter, who can work to tight deadlines delivering high quality BSL translations from English for a variety of media content, including broadcast TV programmes.

New Level 3 Qualification Update

Added 13 May 2010

We have been working hard over the last months with the body responsible for setting the standards for language qualifications and have been able to negotiate the details of the new Level 3 qualification.

Shortlists announced

Added 10 May 2010

We are proud to announce the shortlists for the Signature Annual Awards Regional Teacher of the Year and Regional Learner of the Year. To view the shortlists please click here.

BSL Interpreted events at The National Gallery

Added 07 May 2010

The National Gallery is providing BSL interpreted talks from May - July 2010.

For more information please visit The National Gallery website or contact eulalia.pereira@ng-london.org.uk

Training day for teachers now available for the Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL/ISL

Added 07 May 2010

The new Level 3 NVQ Certificate in British Sign Language (BSL)/Irish Sign Language (ISL) will be available from September. To support teachers we are providing a training day on 7 July in Birmingham.

Level 3 NVQ Certificate in BSL/ISL Qualification Specification/Portfolio Building for Teachers

9.30am to 4.30pm

QCF Qualifications Accreditation Extended

Added 06 May 2010

We can now confirm that the following qualifications have had their accreditation extended on the QCF until 31 August 2014