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Boom In Interpreters For Parent-Teacher Meetings At Victorian Schools

Boom In Interpreters For Parent-Teacher Meetings At Victorian Schools

Frans Moens - Friday, October 11, 2019

IN THE NEWS - The use of interpreters to translate parent-teacher interviews, student enrolment meetings and information nights is on the rise across the state.

Schools are employing thousands of interpreters to translate parent-teacher interviews. The number of contractors employed to interpret for parents in schools has exploded by 40 per cent in just five years.

Data from LanguageLoop, the Department of Education’s contracted service, shows the government employed interpreters...

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Celebrating International Translation Day: Turning Words Into Possibilities

Celebrating International Translation Day: Turning Words Into Possibilities

Frans Moens - Monday, September 30, 2019

Every year on September 30th, we celebrate International Translation Day to mark the vital role translation plays in bridging the communication gap within our dynamic and culturally diverse communities.

 

In an era of advanced globalisation, translation has never been more essential for borderless social and economic development, and harmonious cultural diversity. LanguageLoop is extremely proud...

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LanguageLoop’s Continuing Investment into Interpreter Professional Development

LanguageLoop’s Continuing Investment into Interpreter Professional Development

Frans Moens - Thursday, August 22, 2019

As part of our ongoing commitment to advancing the quality of interpreting services in professional settings, LanguageLoop is excited to be backing a very exciting research project at RMIT University as part of our annual $150,000 Research & Innovation Grant.

Led by Dr Miranda Lai and Dr Erika Gonzalez at the RMIT School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, the research project focuses on the introduction of a mentorship program for interpreters of...

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