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Working Seminar for Deaf Interpreters Call for Papers

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efsli working seminar for Deaf Interpreters and translators   Abstract submission deadline: May 31, 2014   “Settings where Deaf Interpreters and Translators are Employed“ Date: September 10 and 11, 2014 Location: 
KU Leuven, Antwerp The aim of the seminar is to review and describe diverse settings
 (e.g. T.V., web-based translations, court, conferences, governmental agencies etc) Continue Reading

Call for Interpreters at AGM and conference 2014, Antwerp, Belgium

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For the efsli General Assembly on Friday the 12th of September 2014 and for the conference on the 13th and 14th of September 2014 in antwerp, Belgium, we are looking for Flemish Sign Language interpreters (VGT), French Belgian Sign Language (Langue des signes de Belgique francophone) and for International Sign. Interpreters working from English. Please Continue Reading

Call for trainers: efsli Spring School 2014

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Our training department send out the following message. Although we want you’re reply as quickly as possible, it’s not possible to register yet, due to the Christmas holidays. We will keep you informed. It will be possible on the first week of January 2014 to register.   Call for trainers: efsli Spring School 2014 Deadline Continue Reading

Christmas Greetings to all

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efsli Board & Staff SAF comittee

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