NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2011

Foreign Language Assistants blow for Scottish Schools

Added 23 Feb 2011

Story from BBC News Scotland

More than half of all foreign language assistants in Scottish state schools are being axed following council budget cuts, BBC Scotland has learned.

A survey of Scottish councils found at least 55 of the current 106 posts across the country are to go this year.

Come Along and Meet us at Sign Post to Learning

Added 18 Feb 2011

An equal chance for D/deaf learners; an event organised by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).

An Equal Chance for Deaf Learners

Added 18 Feb 2011

Signature will be attending a learner-led event highlighting what deaf learners want and need from the learning and skills sector in order for them to achieve alongside their hearing peers.

Pupils Try Singing and Signing World Record

Added 11 Feb 2011

Singing and sign language was the name of the game for cheerful youngsters as they attempted to set a new world record.

Hundreds of children from across the North East were helping a nationwide attempt to record the most people singing and signing a song at the same time.

Fight to Save School

Added 07 Feb 2011

A family from Torfaen are fighting to keep a specialist school for deaf children open, because it's the only one their son can go to.

Six-year-old Owain Sanders from Cwmbran has to travel to Bristol because there are no British Sign Language schools in Wales