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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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We are delighted to announce our new free to use Video Chat feature that is now inbuilt into our mentoring platform. So, if you enjoy doing your mentoring meetings remotely you can now arrange and conduct them using the mentoring platform, without the need to have a Zoom, Teams etc. account.

The platform now has a Meet/video tool which can be used to arrange meetings and to record and...

Published on Tuesday, 12 April 2022 - 3:57pm
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Following on from our last article on how to get your mentoring relationship off to a good start, this month we are going to look at another important step in in this process and that is how to set and agree the ground rules that will apply throughout your mentoring journey. This will provide a solid structure for developing your mentoring relationship.

Why do you need Ground Rules?...

Published on Monday, 11 April 2022 - 4:14pm
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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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When the translator becomes lexicographer and a driver of language evolution and growth. Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún discusses his poetry translations into Yorùbá

Translating into one’s own first language is supposed to be a breeze. After all, I have spoken it all my life, used it in many professional settings, and I am a 40-year-old linguist and creative writer. The language is Yorùbá, spoken in...

Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 4:02pm
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For Assessment at L6 for the CIOL Qualifications Diploma in Public Service Interpreting and L7 for the CIOL Qualifications Diploma in Translation

CIOL Qualifications (CIOLQ) is an Awarding Organisation and the associated educational charity of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. We offer professional qualifications in interpreting and translation which are recognised both nationally...

Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2022 - 2:44pm
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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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The Polish Society of Sworn and Specialised Translators TEPIS, stand in solidarity with our colleagues and all people of Ukraine who have been affected by the atrocities happening now in their home country. We are deeply concerned for all of those who must flee their homes and seek safety abroad. Within the last couple of weeks, we have noticed an increasing need for translation and...

Published on Wednesday, 9 March 2022 - 2:35pm
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