ToT Hamburg October 2016
efsli Training for Trainers (ToT)
Training designed for Deaf Trainers
Hamburg, Germany, 15th – 16th October 2016
- Early bird – 23th August – 19 September 2016
- Regular – 19th September – 3rd October 2016
- Late – 3rd October – 9th October 2016
What is this efsli Training for Trainers is about?
This Training on Demand has been designed for Deaf trainers.
Gaining a solid foundation in signed languages is one of the first steps towards becoming a good pratictioner in sign language interpreting programmes, and Deaf trainers play a key role in building up that skill. This training course will provide Deaf educators with tools to enhance their training skills in the areas of sign language and interpretation.
The efsli ToT will take place at:
Alter Wandrahm 4
The venue can be conveniently reached by public transport:
U-Bahn U1 (direction Norderstedt), station “Meßberg”, exit “Deichtorhallen” or Metrobus 3 or 4, bus stop “Bei St. Annen”.
We recommend to book your hotel near the Main Railway Station (Hauptbahnhof)
Please browse http://www.booking.com for hotel suggestions.
15th October 2016 from 9:30am to 5:00pm
16th October 2016 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Your place on the course will be confirmed by email at the latest on 19th September 2016 or earlier.
Please do not book your accommodation or flight until your place on the course has been confirmed. Or if you do so, it will be at your own risk.
Selection of participants will be made according to the “first come, first served” system. Training will take place if the required minimum number of participants has registered.
Who is the trainer?
Our trainer will be Professor Christian Rathmann.
Dr. Christian Rathmann is professor for sign languages and sign language interpreting at University of Hamburg, Germany. He directs two BA- and MA programs in sign language and sign language interpreting as well as two professional training programs in Deaf interpreting/Translation and sign language education. Furthermore, he was involved in establishing another training program for Deaf interpreters at University of Salzburg, Austria (in collaboration with Logo! team). His ongoing research projects include interpreting studies, sign language studies (esp. sign language corpus), LI/12 acquisition, sign language learning & teaching and Deaf Studies.
A draft programme can be found here: Draft Programme – ToT – efsli Training for Trainers
Please also watch our trainer’s video in IS:
Communication at the ToT:
The trainer will use International Sign
Correspondence with efsli and official documents will be in English.
How much does it cost?
The registration fee includes tuition, breaks (beverages and light snack on both days) and course materials. Participants will have to arrange for their own meals, accommodation and flight.
Payments must be made the same day of registration. If not, your registration is not valid.
Please email a copy of the proof of your payment to the efsli secretariat. If you have difficulties when making your payment, please immediately contact the efsli back office at: email@example.com
Registration (+ payment):
Early bird – 23th August – 19 September 2016
· efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 150 EUR
· non -efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 300 EUR
· efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 110 EUR
· non-efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 220 EUR
Regular – 19th September – 3rd October 2016
· efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 220 EUR
· non-efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 440 EUR
· efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 170 EUR
· non-efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 340 EUR
Late – 3rd October – 9th October 2016
· efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 250 EUR
· non-efsli individual members (more than 20.000 our GDP): 500 EUR
· efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 210 EUR
· non-efsli individual members (less than 20.000 our GDP): 420 EUR
*GDP = Gross Domestic Product of the country
Please go to http://efsli.org/membership/membership-fees/ to see your country GDP.
Individual membership is open to Sign Language Interpreters within Europe and other interested persons who subscribe to the aim and objectives of efsli.
Sign language interpreters who are members of National Associations (full members of efsli) are not automatically individual efsli members. You can become an individual member here: http://www.efsli.org/efsli/membership/join
Who can register?
Deaf trainers and Deaf Sign language interpreters interested in this topic.
How do I register?
Registration is online at:
Please take note that you need to register online and make your payment at the same time.
Payment can be made either by PayPal (Choose your option and click on the PayPal button to pay)
or by bank transfer (please remember you must include bank charges when paying).
efsli’s bank details: BNP Parisbas, Belgium BIC: GEBABEBB
IBAN: BE71 290015049569
Account number: 290 – 0150495 – 69
EFSLI (European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters)
I want to cancel my registration. Can I get a refund?
Cancellations must be send by email and need to be confirmed by efsli.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
If your cancellation is received:
· before and until 19h September 2016: 30% refund (minus bank transfer fee)
· from 19th September to 3rd October 2016: 50% refund (minus bank transfer fee)
· after 3rd October 2016: no refund
Changes in registration: 50 Euro (will be applied if you decide not to cancel your registration but send someone else instead of you).
Do you still need further information?
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact efsli at: email@example.com