Taking BSL forward. Draft 10 year strategic vision 2022 - 2032.
This draft Strategic Vision sets out the BDA’s aspirations for Deaf people in the UK for the next decade and beyond,

following the historic legal recognition of our language with the BSL Act (2022) and the BSL (Scotland) Act 2015.

Click on the link to go to the web site and find out more.



The Government is currently developing a GCSE qualification in BSL, something the Deaf community has campaigned for many years.

National Sign Language Week

13th - 19th March is National Sign Language Week!

Sign Language Week, which will run from 13 – 19 March 2023, is an annual campaign coordinated by the BDA

which aims to celebrate and promote BSL across the UK and to protect and preserve the endangered language for future generations.

This year’s theme is “Protecting BSL” with the aim of encouraging people to discover more about British Sign Language (BSL),

spread the word and learn a bit themselves.

To find out more click on the BDA link below.

BDA National Sign Language Week

Government Skills for Life.

Explore your education and training choices post 16.

Click on the link below to start exploring.

Get the Jump!

EE launch ‘New Signing’ campaign with BT Sport

The aim of the campaign is to make football more accessible, and they are looking to find two BSL commentators or presenters to provide British Sign Language commentary around a range of BT Sport programming in 2023, including the UEFA Champions League Final.

Click on the link to find out more 

News from the NDCS
NDCS has a range of 'Your future' webinars

These are aimed at Deaf young people aged 18 to 25.

For young people who may be starting to plan a career or have a job already.

Recordings will also be available on the website (and the Buzz website) after each session.

Any deaf young person aged 13 to 25 years can watch these on demand.

When and where

  • the last Wednesday of each month
  • 7.15pm to 8pm
  • on Zoom."
Visit their website for more information.

HRH Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on 8th September 2022

The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) is deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

We have the utmost respect and admiration for her reign of over 70 years, and her dedication to the United Kingdom and the rest of the Commonwealth.  We send our sincere condolences to the Royal family and those close to her.

Click on the link to visit the page and access a BSL signed video.





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