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2018 Winter school in Skopje

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From 9th to 11th November 2018 In cooperation with Zdruzenie Na Tolkuvaci Na Makedonski Znakoven Jazik (Association Of Macedonian Sign Language Interpreters). This training will investigate best practices in co-working as a formal learning for Deaf and Hearing interpreter teams. Address of the training venue: Megjunarodna fondacija Boris Trajkovski Kosturski Heroi br.17/21 Skopje, Former Yugoslav Continue Reading

2018 efsli TOD in Tirana

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from 19th to 21st October 2018 in Tirana, Albania In cooperation with ANAD Registration deadline: 1st October 2018 Interpreting for deaf refugees is extremely demanding regarding emotional investment and strategic communication of interpreters and the collaboration between participants in the setting. Salient aspects of working in this highly sensitive setting will be presented. Typical pitfalls Continue Reading

PRO-Sign Conference in Belgrade

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“Promoting Excellence in Sign Language Instruction” “3rd PRO-Sign Conference” The PRO-Sign Team (European Centre of Foreign Languages of the Council of Europe, www.ecml.at) and the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters (efsli – PRO-Sign associate member), are delighted to invite you to attend the 3rd ProSign Conference to be held at the School of Philology, University Continue Reading

2018 efsliDI seminar

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      “Deaf and hearing Interpreters: Employed together – How?”   From 12th to 13th September 2018 in Dubrovnik In cooperation with the Croatian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLIFD) Registration deadline: 2nd September 2018 The World of Employment for Deaf people and Deaf Interpreters: Making it Work This two day workshop will explore our Continue Reading

2017 efsli Winter school in Thessaloniki

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“Improving Quality in Educational Interpreting” From 24th to 26th November 2017 In cooperation with: The Greek Association of Sign Language Interpreters (SDENG). The course is part of the Erasmus + programme of the European Union.   The aim of the training is to give participants both an overview of and theoretical grounding in the broad range Continue Reading

Call for abstracts efsli 2015 conference

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS efsli 2015 conference Deadline for submission: 8 February 2015   The Association of Polish Sign Language Interpreters (STPJM) is proud to host next year’s AGM and conference of the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters (efsli) in Warsaw (Poland). The event will take place from 11th to 13th September 2015 under the Continue Reading

Web page updates

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There will be some minor disturbance to the availability of some of the web pages over today (Monday 31 March) and possibly Tuesday 1st April – this is due to re-organisation of the site pages and overall structure – we hope you will appreciate the changes – we hope the structure will be simpler and 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

ProSign project

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A reminder from the ProSign project Within the frame of the European project “ProSigns: Signed Languages for Professional Purposes” an on-line survey re the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Signed Languages in higher education institutions across Europe is planned. The ProSigns project aims to establish European standards for signed language proficiency for professional purposes, focusing Continue Reading

Sign Language Interpreting in Europe

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Sign Language Interpreting in Europe An new edition of Sign Language Interpreting in Europe by Maya de Wit has been published. 10% of the proceeds of each sold publication will be donated efsli. The publication is available as e-book and paperback at amazon.com. For any further questions, please contact the author, Maya de Wit, maya@tolkngt.nl.