Remark! Blogs

BSL Level 6 courses starting 22nd September onwards.

Remark! is delighted to be offering the Signature Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language. Our qualified Teachers/Assessors are native BSL users with a combined experience of over 75 years ...

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 – British Sign Language

Did you know the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games started on Tuesday 24th August 2021? 4,400 athletes are set to compete in 539 medal events across 22 sports over the next two weeks!  What are the Paralympic ...

Free 2-hour introduction to British Sign Language class – 25th August via ZOOM.

Every month, at our Training Centre in London and on Zoom, we offer free BSL Tasters for beginners of the language. On 25th August 2021, this will be done through ...

What is the difference between a BSL Interpreter and a BSL Translator?

What is the difference between a Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) and a Sign Language Translator (RSLT)? A BSL/English interpreter works between live spoken English and BSL. Interpreters normally interpret in ...

Our Sign Club is back!

Remark! Community hosts a FREE Sign Club for anybody who wants to practise their British Sign Language skills. The Sign Club takes place every Tuesday 5pm-7pm at Remark!'s office on ...

Free 2 hour BSL class – 10th August via ZOOM

Every month, at our Training centre in London, we offer free BSL Tasters for beginners of the language. On 10th August 2021, this will be done through Zoom. The concept ...

What is Remark! Access all about?

Remark! is divided into four departments – one of them is Remark! Access. What do they do you ask? There are 11 million people in the UK who are Deaf ...

BSL Interpreter Progression Route by Remark!

We know it can be overwhelming to figure out the best route in training to become a Sign Language Interpreter. If you’re aspiring to become a Registered Sign Language Interpreter, ...

iBSL Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting Studies – 3 year programme with Remark!

We have few spaces left on our next information and selection day. Interview and selection dates:  Friday 23rd July 2021 from 1pmSaturday 24th July 2021 from 9am You will receive ...
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Pride Month 2021 – Celebrating Pride

Pride month (June 1st - 30th) is about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people, education in LGBTQ+ history and raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. Pride ...

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, ...
In house BSL Interpreter

How to become a Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI)

We know it can be overwhelming to figure out the best route in training to become a Sign Language Interpreter. If you’re aspiring to becoming a Registered Sign Language Interpreter, ...

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak from all of us at Remark! https://vimeo.com/548797181 Eid al-Fitr, also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast" or simply Eid, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide ...

Happy Ramadan from Remark!

https://vimeo.com/547500756 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 ...

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! https://vimeo.com/544552082 Deaf ...

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 ...

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, ...
Multi-channel BSL signs

Multi-channel signs in BSL

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 ...

Coronavirus guidelines

https://vimeo.com/457727083 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 ...

Sign Language Week

This week is #SignLanguageWeek! Please enjoy this video we filmed last year with 12 reasons why you should learn sign language! https://vimeo.com/526086215 If you are interested in learning sign language, click ...

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 ...
In house BSL Interpreter

Working as a Communication Support Worker with BSL Level 3

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?  ...

Remark! 21 year anniversary!

Today is a Remarkable day - Remark! is 21 years old! Remark! was set up by Mark Nelson and Ramon Woolfe on the 20th November 1999, and what a journey ...

Remark! Interpreting 10 year anniversary

Remark! Interpreting is excited and extremely proud to be celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year. https://vimeo.com/449599640 Remark Interpreting was formed in 2010 and the first office was established in Greenwich, ...

Our interpreting services remain available

https://vimeo.com/401327792 We, here at Remark! understand that it is currently a difficult and stressful time for everybody, we hope everyone is safe and well. We just wanted to reassure you ...

Join the Remark! family as a Support Worker

https://vimeo.com/392672304 We are seeking new Support Workers to join our friendly and busy Living team based in London. If you are interested in joining us as a Support Worker, please ...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

https://vimeo.com/391226837 We're excited to be celebrating Valentine's here at our office in Central London. Davod stars in the above video "Be my Deaf Valentine" which we had great fun filming. ...

Tips for working most effectively with a BSL/English Interpreter

What is the role of a BSL/English Interpreter? Interpreters facilitate communication between British Sign Language users and hearing people who use spoken English, making sure it is a smooth process. ...

BSL Halloween Signs

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of Halloween signs for you to enjoy. We hope you enjoy celebrating Halloween! https://vimeo.com/368800434 The following signs are shown: Halloween Spider ...

Remark! Living support World Mental Health Day

In recognition of Thursday 10th October 2019 being World Mental Health Day, Pembe, a key worker for Remark! Living met with Hannah, a Community Psychiatric Nurse who works for a ...

BSL Summer Signs

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of commonly used summer signs for you to enjoy. We hope you have enjoyed your summer! The following BSL signs are ...

Working as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) at Remark!

In this video Liam tells us about his job role as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) within the Training team at Remark!. We have several teams here at Remark! and ...
In house BSL Interpreter

The difference between a Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) and Trainee Sign Language Interpreter (TSLI)

The National Register of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD) have two registration categories for BSL Interpreters: Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) and Trainee Sign Language Interpreter ...
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Applying for the Access to Work Benefit for a BSL Interpreter or CSW

Access to Work is a benefit funded by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). You can claim Access to Work if you require a BSL Interpreter or Communication Support ...
LGBTQ BSL Signs

LGBTQ BSL Signs – Celebrating Pride

Pride stands for positivity against discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ people. The Pride parade celebrates its aims to achieve acceptance, legal rights and pride. Pride began with the StoneWall Riots ...
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Living Support Workers needed

In this video one of our Senior Support Workers has a chat with a client from our Living service to find out more about him and how Remark! has supported ...