SLIANZ Conference 2020: June 28 & 29, Rydges Latimer, Christchurch. This year's theme is 'Homegrown'! See details (with more to come) and the call for papers here: https://slianz.org.nz/conference/call-for-papers/ ... See more
Interpreting is the collation of myriad micro-skills. This year, we want to focus on those little things that are all too easy to neglect. New Zealanders are also a talented bunch and we all know someone who knows someone talented. We are going to showcase that talent and that connection at our 2020... ... See more
An interview with our #Oceania Representative, Janet Rokotuibau has been published recently in the International Journal of Interpreter Education. She describes her personal journey to becoming a #signlanguage #interpreter and talks about recent #developments in the Pacific Island. A must-read for all our #members 👀🤩 You can download the article here: https://www.cit-asl.org/new/interview-with-joneti-rokotuibau/ ... See more
Aaaaand, we're back! SLIANZ is once again open, hoping you've all had a restful and happy break. Stay tuned for more updates as the year unfolds!
SLIANZ will be closed for the summer holiday from today until 18th January 2020. Wishing everyone a very happy New Year and a relaxing break.🙌⛱🏞
The Office for Disability Issues is seeking to commission a project to set competencies for New Zealand Sign Language Interpreters. This will form part of a larger Interpreter Standards Framework which will include spoken language interpreter requirements. The interpreter competencies, post-graduation, will describe what is required in a range of settings including educational, legal and medical contexts. https://www.gets.govt.nz/MSD/ExternalTenderDetails.htm?id=21963672 ... See more
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