The 'role' of the interpreter
Thursday, 18 September 2014 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)
Smethwick, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The ‘Role’ of the interpreter
In this workshop we start to investigate what it means to be ‘just the interpreter’. What is our role in a modern society? How should we ‘fit in’ to any given interpreting situation? We start to look at becoming more flexible while still maintaining our boundaries
Tom joined TAAGS in August 2013 to start working on the Trainee Development Programme. Tom is also a working interpreter and is currently employed as part of the Signloop Interpreting Service. He also offers support to our in-house interpreting team in the form of one to one's and he regularly works with the TAAGS team as their interpreter.
Tom has been an interpreter since 2007 after graduating from Wolverhampton University. He has worked for various interpreting agencies and with Deaf staff within private companies. Tom also has a number of years Freelance experience and volunteers his time currently as the Head of Training for ASLI. Within this role Tom helps co-ordinate regional training events for ASLI members.
When & Where
Training Advocacy And Guidance Service
We currently work alongside organisations that engage or might want to engage with the deaf community.
We provide advice and support through our Deaf Access Centres, Interpreter Support Network and Interpreter Development Programme.
Please see below for our current list of available training