Content tagged 'training-of-trainers'

Training trainers for Africa

Responding to the United Nations' call to train more specialised linguists in Africa, the Instituto Camões [1], the Faculty of Arts of Lisbon University and the Universidade Pedagógica of Mozambique came together to set up the first postgraduate training course for conference interpreters in Portuguese-speaking Africa.

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A tale of two pictures: an AIIC training of trainers seminar

A teacher introducing consecutive interpreting grapples with the question of how to help students see the big picture, even while identifying lexical-grammatical elements as they listen and take notes. AIIC’s workshop "Teaching consecutive interpreting: the first six months" broadened the frame of reference to imprint a lasting image of how to confront the challenge.

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Training, upgrading, mentoring: Nigeria responds to needs

Conundrum: a body of well-trained professionals collectively ages; the successor generation has potential but lacks training. What can be done? The Institute of Conference Interpreters (ICI) 1 of Nigeria looked to the future of interpreting and embraced the challenge. 

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AIIC training of trainers seminars advanced series, January 31 & February 1, 2009

Professor Miriam Shlesinger, Senior Faculty Member teaching Translation and Interpreting Studies at Bar Ilan University (Israel) will offer the next AIIC Training of Trainers Seminar on Quality and Assessment in the interpreting classroom: what we know, what we don't know, what we've begun to find out Venue: Rome, Italy Date: January 31 (all day) & February 1 (am only), 2009

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The future of conference interpreting: training, technology and research

On June 30th and July 1st of this year the University of Westminster hosted a conference: the Future of Conference Interpreting: Training, Technology and Research.  It was an event that took careful planning and involved lots of people and institutions, including an organising committee [i], the University's Marketing, Events and Press Officers as well as our technician, Barry Sims, so I am pleased to report that it was an unqualified success.

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ETI Virtual institute for interpreter training  

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Training and conferences

After reading this issue's interviews, do you want to know more about what is going on in the world of translator and interpreter training?

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