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Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak from all of us at Remark! Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or simply Eid, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. The celebration of Eid Al-Fitr lasts one day, starting with the sighting of the new…

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Happy Ramadan from Remark!

Happy Ramadan from all of us here at Remark! Toufik, our caretaker and Arfa, one of our in-house CSWs explain a little more about their experience of Ramadan and how they are looking forward to Eid! Transcript: Hi, my name is Toufik and I work at Remark! as the caretaker. Hi my name is Arfa.…

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Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Happy Deaf Awareness Week 2021! Here at Remark! we are excited to announce a promotion on our Deaf Awareness Courses – 10% off if you book this week! Deaf Awareness training is one of our most popular workshops with both corporate clients and individuals. Our bespoke Deaf Awareness training packages are fun and interactive. For…

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Remark! Living announcement

Remark! Living are proud to announce the promotion of 5 Deaf staff to Senior Support Workers after proving themselves with their excellent work track record working as Support Workers in the Deaf Community in London.  Congratulations to Rachid Eloraichi, Laura Klasupa, Julian Fenesen, Coralie Nelson and Stephen Draper!  Their new role includes responsibility for providing advice…

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Communication Support Worker (CSW) Open Evening

Join us for an open evening to get an insight into working for Remark! as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) in an office setting. You will meet the Remark! team, practice CSW skills such as telephone interpreting and can take part in a Q & A session where you can find out about available opportunities.…

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Multi-channel signs in BSL

Multi-channel BSL signs

Multi-Channel signs, as they are sometimes referred to, are an example of culturally rich BSL used within the Deaf community, and are taught to BSL students from Level 3 BSL upwards. Multi-channel signs use a mouth pattern along with a specific sign that it is linked to. The mouth pattern with a multi-channel sign is…

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Coronavirus guidelines

Here at Remark! we take the government guidelines around Coronavirus very seriously and have set up the following to ensure our students and staff feel safe. There is a ‘Hand Sanitising Station’ set up in Reception, please remember to use this on arrival. Everyone must follow the ‘one metre plus’ guidelines, floor markers will be…

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Sign Language Week

This week is #SignLanguageWeek! Please enjoy this video we filmed last year with 12 reasons why you should learn sign language! If you are interested in learning sign language, click here or contact us on 0207 269 2621 or email training@remark.uk.com. #BSL#BritishSignLanguage#SignLanguage

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Learning British Sign Language with your deaf child

Is British Sign Language right for my child? Although you may not find sign language to be crucial to learn right now, it may benefit you in the longer scheme of things. By increasing the effectiveness of communication between you and your child, you will be breaking down frustrations, barriers and anxieties linked to their Deafness, both…

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Working as a Communication Support Worker with BSL Level 3

In house BSL Interpreter

Are you learning British Sign Language (BSL) and thinking about changing careers?  Did you know that once you have achieved BSL Level 3 you can start working as a Communication Support Worker?  But what is a Communication Support Worker (CSW)?  CSW’s are often associated with providing support for deaf learners in education and schools. They interpret spoken English into British Sign Language (BSL)…

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