NEWS FOR MARCH 2011

Northern Ireland Election 2011

Added 30 Mar 2011

Not sure who to vote for?

Want to ask our politicians to do more for deaf people?

Signature has been working as part of the Northern Ireland Sign Language Consortium to organise the 'Deaf Question Time' event.

North Wales Deaf Association Information Day

Added 28 Mar 2011

We are exhibiting at the North Wales Deaf Association Information Day on Wednesday 30 March 2011.

As well as Signature, other confirmed exhibitors include British Telecom, National Deaf Children's Society, Meningitis Trust, Police, and Fire services, Deafness Support Network, Sense, Natinal Association of Deafened People, The Stroke Association, British Tinnitus Society, Llandrillo college, R.N.I.D. Amplicom, Sarabec Ltd and many more.

New Signature Training Days - CSW3 and MET3

Added 23 Mar 2011

We are now offering training days for teachers delivering the Level 3 Certificate in Learning Support (CSW) and Level 3 Award in Modifying Written English Texts for Deaf People.

Signature Begins Notetaking Research

Added 18 Mar 2011

We are working with our partners, including the Association of Notetaking Professionals, Hearing LINK, NADP, NRCPD and RNID to develop research that will focus on notetakers.

Exciting News for NRCPD

Added 16 Mar 2011

National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD) is proud to announce a major milestone in its history. By reaching a staggering 1,000 registered professionals for the first time.

2011 Signature Annual Awards Joins Facebook

Added 15 Mar 2011

The 2011 Signature Annual Awards has launched its new Facebook group.

The group contains exciting news and stories about this year's Signature Annual Awards. Keep up-to-date from the nomination process to the unveiling of our 2011 winners.

Changes to public funding in England

Added 03 Mar 2011

We thought you may interested to know that some changes have been made to learner funding.

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has changed the way it allocates public funding in England to learners aged 19 and above.

GCSE in BSL

Added 03 Mar 2011

Early this year, we started a piece of work to look at how we can develop and deliver a GCSE in BSL, which could be made available in schools.