WHAT IS THIS SESSION ABOUT:
Only 1 in 4 deaf students graduate - it's an imminent concern! Find out how you can help them complete their course and enjoy that magical time in their life.
You will learn about:
University norms, working with lecturers and deaf students, working with other professionals, accomodating additional needs and understanding funding.
Jill is an interpreter based in Derby. As well as working as a Registered Interpreter (RSLI), Jill runs Deaf Matters Training CIC, which provides training for CSWs and Interpreters. Jill worked for many years as a CSW as well as an interpreter in HE serttings. Her knowledge of educational interpreting combined with her passion for raising standards has led Jill to offer training in this area.
She is also a former National Chair of the Association of Communication Support Workers (ACSW), the former Continuous Professional Officer at NATED, the founder and Chair or Derby BSL Practice Group and a CSW for Deaf Access at Derby College.
Jill was involved in the development of the new CSW qualification and now provides training through Signature for those who wish to teach the new Signature 'Level 3 Certificate in Learning Support (Communication Support Worker)' qualification.