Led by the University of Salford , in partnership with Aston University, University of Bath, Heriot Watt University, University of Portsmouth and University of Westminster.
Director of the National Network for Translation
University of Salford
tel: 0161 295 4889
Who are we?
The National Network for Translation is part of Routes into Languages, a governmental initiative that funded 14 projects in England, including the National Network for Translation.
The National Network for Translation now have a new website which can be accessed by clicking here.
Issues identified by Routes into Languages
Routes into Languages identified the following issues:
- National shortage of first language English translators and interpreters
- Concentration on Western European Languages in current HE translation course provision
- Low national profile of careers in translation
- Need to develop stronger cooperation between course providers and potential employers
The National Network for Translation
In order to address the above issues the National Network for Translation:
- Generates promotional material and organises information events
- Develops and rolls out module templates for non Western European languages in translation
- Develops and rolls out existing structured programmes of work placement for translation students
- Increases synergy between the education sector and employers
- Organises training events based on the partners' expertise
Activities and events
Activities will include:
- Day-long events for careers advisors
- Translation-themed events at secondary schools
- School talks involving professional translators
See our full list of forthcoming events
A leaflet entitled 'Careers in Translation' is available by clicking here
How can you get involved?
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