Teaching and training

Kyra has developed and delivered curricula for three of the most notable Higher Education BSL-English interpreter and translator education courses in the U.K.; as Interpreting Fellow on the Masters Degree course at Durham University, as Senior Lecturer on the Post-graduate Diploma at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan, Preston), at SLI and briefly at the City Lit Institute in London.

She has also developed and delivered a great number of bespoke training packages, a small selection of which are detailed here.


Development and delivery of Spring Summer School for the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters


Development and delivery of workshop on voice-over skills for the Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters

2000 – 2002

Mentoring of individual Members of the Register of Sign Language Interpreters


Development and delivery of a training package on ethics for the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (Wales)

1997 – 2000

Founding member of Sign Languages International, involved in the development and delivery of structures, services, curricula and materials



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