Qualifications and awards



Master of Science in Sign Language Interpreting (EUMASLI)

2011 Jointly awarded by the Universities of Heriot-Watt (Edinburgh, UK), Magdeburg-Stendal (Germany) and Humak (Helsinki, Finland)

Master of Arts in Language Studies

2000 Department of Linguistics, Lancaster University

Bachelor of Science (Social Sciences) with Honours in Economic and Social History

1986 Department of Economic and Social History, University of Bristol


Professional qualifications


Member of the Register of Sign Language Interpreters (UK)

1990 Distinction (in all categories)


Awards and achievements


Nominated for a National Teaching Fellowship (Learning Support)


Trained in Cokely’s Diagnostic Assessment of Interpretation


The sole successful candidate in the pilot NVQ level 5 BSL/English interpreting qualification

1998 CACDP


Additional qualifications


Foreign Languages at Work (Intermediate French) Certificate

1995 University of Durham and London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board









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