Consultancy and assessment

Consultant: on sign interpreted theatre provision in Scotland    2010


Consultant: on aspects of delivering an accessible online access resource    2009

Access Scottish Theatre 

Consultant: on improving access to sign interpreted theatre in Scotland    2008


Consultant: on the establishment of the Scottish Deaf Youth Theatre     2007

SolarBear Productions Limited

Assessor     2004

Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters pilot professional skills benchmarking programme

External examiner    2000-2003

BSc Deaf Studies programme, Bristol University

Development and delivery of screening and assessment techniques for the employment of BSL/English interpreters, together with a programme of diagnostic assessment and bespoke training packages    1997 – 2003

Lancashire Social Services

Consultant: development and delivery of a training package for sign language interpreters working in the arts    2002

Tate Modern and MAGIC (Museums and Art Galleries in the Capital)

Assessor    2000

Graduate Interpreter Programme, CACDP (now Signature)

Consultant: on the feasibility of establishing a community-based, regional Sign Language interpreting service    2000

East Lancashire Deaf Society

Member of the pilot External Verification Group    1999-2000


External examiner    1999

Diploma in Higher Education (Deaf Studies), Bristol University/ University of Cork

Trained in the Diagnostic Assessment of Interpretation    1999

Dennis Cokely, Sign Languages International

Member of interim BSL/English Interpreter Registration Panel    1999


Consultant: on the development of in-house professional development structures     1999

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (North West)

Appeals assessor     1997-8

Stage III (Advanced) BSL Skills    CACDP

Examiner     1996-8

Register of BSL/English Interpreters    CACDP

Examiner    1996-7

Stage III (Advanced) BSL skills    CACDP

Consultant: developing and delivering original teaching materials and assisting with interviews and assessments    1996 – 1997

City Lit BSL/English interpreting course

Consultant: Top Slice Project    1996


Diagnostic/ mentoring work with an individual trainee interpreter    1994 – 1997

Appeals Assessor    1994-6

Stage II Sign Communication Skills    CACDP

Consultant: on the establishment of Sign Language interpreter training in Hungary    1994

Hungarian National Association of the Deaf











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