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  GCHQ National Language Competition  7 – 11 November 2022

 

GCHQ, one of the UK’s intelligence agencies, is running a National Language Competition from 7-11 November 2022 aimed at Year 9 pupils across the country. Schools can enter teams of up to four Year 9 pupils to take part. Over the course of five days, teams will score points by tackling a variety of...

Published on Friday, 5 August 2022 - 4:43pm
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  CIOL and DipTrans sponsor the ATC Translator of the Year Award 2022

 

ATC Language Industry Awards Celebrating the operational excellence of ATC member companies

CIOL is delighted to support the ATC’s Language Industry Awards which celebrate the operational excellence of ATC member companies of all sizes and the language industry professionals who support them.

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Published on Thursday, 4 August 2022 - 5:44pm
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    Sabine Centofanti, recipient of 2021-22 NRPSI sponsored CIOL Award for excellence in the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) talks about her experiences and what the DPSI means to her.

 

Why did you choose to study for a professional interpreting qualification?

It was important to me to achieve the skills that are specific to good interpreting. Such skills can’t be...

Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2022 - 2:04pm
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The International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) has issued this important press release. For updates on the situation see their website and twitter.  

The International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) prides itself on being a diligent social partner with the EU Institutions where it has had Collective Agreements for over half a century,...

Published on Friday, 8 July 2022 - 11:35am
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CIOL CEO John Worne was delighted to be interviewed recently by Gwenydd Jones of The Translator's Studio about the CertTrans.

Gwen asked John what it is, why we created it, who it's for, how it compares to the DipTrans and MAs in Translation and lots more interesting questions, which you can see in the full interview on YouTube here or by clicking on the image...

Published on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 - 10:24pm
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CIOL has signed the AULC's letter urging the University of the Arts, London to reconsider the closure of its modern languages programme. We work with AULC on our shared priorities. 

Published on Thursday, 28 April 2022 - 4:45pm
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Registration for the July 2022 exam session of the CIOLQ Level 7 Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) is now formally open.

The DipTrans from CIOL Qualifications is the benchmark qualification for translators and is recognised widely not only in the UK and Europe but also all around the world. In 2021 we assessed 36 language combinations, across 39...

Published on Thursday, 24 March 2022 - 10:53am
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We are working with Charity Translators and other UK membership bodies to share links and resources which may be of help to those displaced and affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

See links for Ukraine here. 

Published on Tuesday, 15 March 2022 - 8:12pm
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CIOL Qualifications (CIOLQ) has listened to feedback received from candidates and training providers and has made the decision to adapt the way in which Unit 01 of the CIOL Qualifications Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) will be examined in June 2022. We are making the same change to Unit 02 of the Diploma in Police Interpreting (DPI). The initial move to online assessment...

Published on Monday, 14 March 2022 - 10:39am
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UK-based translation, interpreting and language service associations and organisations have come together to respond to the rapidly developing need for Ukrainian into English language support in the UK. The task force consists of Charity Translators, the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), the National Register for Public Service...

Published on Thursday, 10 March 2022 - 1:52pm
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