The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) held its AGM on Saturday 25 March 2017 and, after the formal business of the meeting, was delighted to announce six members voted to council in the recent elections.
We are delighted to announce that the universities of Swansea and Central Lancashire (UCLan) are the first to sign up to our Higher Education Language Partnership scheme.
The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) is the pre-eminent UK-based professional membership body for language practitioners. It aims to enhance the recognition and promote the value of languages and language skills in the public interest.
Sally Fagan won the 2016 Threlford Cup for her inspiring work as Director of Business Language Champions. She discusses her work to motivate young people to study languages
First published in The Linguist, 56,1, Feb/Mar 2017
Rachael Ryan explores the gender imbalance in conference interpreting from the male perspective
Published in The Linguist, Vol/56 No/1
It is vital that victims of female genital mutilation can access qualified interpreting, so how can professionals prepare for such traumatic work, asks Sue Leschen
Rosa-Maria Cives-Enriquez is a language and intercultural awareness trainer. She discusses her journey as a professional linguist; for the version in her native Spanish, see The Linguist 56,1.
As the House of Lords prepares for the second reading of the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill on 20 February, the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) urgently appeals to the Prime Minister to clarify the uncertain status of the 3.3...
Valerie Pellatt explains why training graduates through the translation of drama helps not just the students themselves but also wider society
First published in The Linguist 55,6