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Christmas Greetings to all

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Media concerning our EU Launch of the publications

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  Here ar a few links to websites who made reports on the EU launch efsli organised together with Ádám Kósa (Member of the European Parliament) and his staff. This link will take you to a video that was shot at the European Parliament: efsli / EU launch on Euronews   This link will take Continue Reading

Press release Launch of “Learning Outcomes” and “Assessment Guidelines”

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– PRESS RELEASE – Launch of publications “Learning Outcomes” and “Assessment Guidelines” for courses leading to the qualification of Sign Language Interpreters 17th december 2013 The European Parliament Brussels 10:00 – 13:00 hours Speakers: • Adam Kosa, MEP • Werner Kuhn, MEP • Peter Llewellyn-Jones, President of the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters (efsli) Continue Reading

efsli’s reply on the “fake” interpreter at the memorial service of Nelson Mandela

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12th December 2013, Peter Llewelyn-Jones, president of efsli wrote the following reply on behalf of the efsli board: “The world is at last taking notice that untrained and, as in this case, incompetent interpreters are denying Deaf people access to important events that the rest of us take for granted. The use of an incompetent Continue Reading

Launch “Learning Outcomes” and “Assessment Guidelines”

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FULL ACCESS Agenda efsli is very happy to announce the launch on the 17th December at the European Parliament of the publications “Learning Outcomes for Graduates of a Three Year Sign Language Interpreting Training Programme” and “Assessment Guidelines for Sign Language Interpreting Training Programmes”. This event is hosted by MEPs: Ádám Kósa and Werner Kuhn. Continue Reading

News from 2013 efsli Conference

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Please find the efsli in Brief, 2013 Conference Special Edition, here.

New Board elected

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A new board was elected at the 2013 AGM: Peter Llewellyn-Jones, efsli president; Christian Peters, Jolanda Peverelli, Josefina Kalousova and Lieve Roodhooft, board members. – Congratulations to the new Board. EFSLI 2013 AGM—outgoing board farewell   Marinella Salami, efsli president and head of the Training Department, Liivi Hollman, vice president and head of the Publicity Continue Reading

News from the 2013 efsli AGM

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Please find the efsli in Brief, AGM Special Edition, here.

Institut libre Marie Haps in Brussels is looking for a Project Manager

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The Institut libre Marie Haps in Brussels is looking for a Project Manager in order to prepare, set up and coordinate a new Bachelor and Master’s degree in Translation and Interpreting in Sign Language (langue des signes de Belgique francophone) which is due to open in September 2014. This long-awaited project will contribute to finally Continue Reading

2013 efsli conference – live streaming available

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Places at the efsli conference in Ljubljana were sold out in a few months. If you could not get your place or if you could not make it to be there but you still would like to attend part of the conference, you can join us via live streaming. Detailed information, registration and fee at: Continue Reading