ANP memberships for 2016 are due to expire on 31st December 2016. Existing members can renew their ANP membership by accessing the 2017 renewal form via the secure Members’ Area.
This year’s AGM will be part of a training and networking day and will also include an EGM to review out Constitution.
The event will take place on Saturday 21st June 2014, 10am to 4pm, at:
The Idea Store Whitechapel
321 Whitechapel Road
London E1 1BU
(For further information on the venue – www.ideastore.co.uk/idea-store-whitechapel)
The event is free for members and we would urge as many of you as possible to attend and be involved in the running of your association.
We would again like to encourage nominations for the Committee from manual notetakers and from members in areas other than London (meetings can be attended via Skype).
Non members are welcome – please email for more information
We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on 21st June.
ANP will be at City Lit Deaf Day 2014 and you can find us in room 507.
Most of the Management Committee members will be there during the day, but we would welcome a few members to come and help on our stand. Do please email us if you could spare a couple of hours to help out.
We would also like to invite notetakers to join us after the event at the Enterprise Pub, 38 Red Lion Street, for a chat and some networking – not to mention a drink (food is also available).
Electronic notetaking: OCNLR Open College Network London Region awarded.
Qualify as an electronic notetaker and earn as you learn, providing access to deaf and disabled students in Further and Higher Education.
This course develops your skills, knowledge and awareness, preparing you for work in a challenging, fulfilling profession.
Course no: GE003
Dates / times: 17 Feb – 21 Feb, 10.00 – 17.00, Mon-Fri
Cost: special late deal! £744 – now £590!
Venue: City Lit, Keeley Street, London, WC2B 4BA
You will be required to have a typing speed of around 60wpm, good English and IT skills.
For more information please contact email@example.com or 020 7492 2725.
Would you like to train manual note takers to support students with disabilities?
This one day course trains you to teach the OCNLR notetaking syllabus.
You will receive a City Lit certificate and can apply for permission for your college to deliver the note taking course.
Notetaker Tutor Training (Course code GT622)
27 April 2013
Plan and run a note taking course
Use marking and assessment to develop trainees’ skills
Promote good working practice in an educational setting
Extend good practice of developing services for disabled students
Promote personal skills and self evaluation skills of note taking trainees
10.00 to 17.00
The City Lit Centre for Deaf Education and Learning Support
London W2B 4BA near Holborn or Covent Garden tube stations
Full fee £325. No concessions
Tutors are Paul Clark and Michael Peart who are both responsible for City Lit note taking Quality Standards
firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7492 2725 for further information and application form
We have recently received details of a new bursary being offered by Clarion to communication professionals:
Clarion’s Training Bursary Scheme for Communication Professionals
Who is the bursary aimed at?
Any NRCPD registered BSL/English Interpreter (or about to register), Deafblind interpreters, Speech To Text Reporters, foreign slgn language interpreters and Communication Support Workers (CSW).
What are the aims of the scheme ?
To support communication professionals working with deaf people
To contribute financially to their Continuous Professional Development (CPD),
To contribute to the quality of our interpreting provision and
To help interpreters who wish to add to their toolkit of skills.
How long does it run for?
Until the end of March 2013. The training Course must be completed by then with proof of attendance as well as the ability to qualify. After this, the success of the scheme will be reviewed and possibly repeated.
Any interpreter training course that contributes directly to CPD
Any course resulting in qualified CSW status (e.g. Deafmatters, City Lit, or Cambridge Regional College),
Any course improving on or adding skills to an already established interpreting base.
How much is it?
Between £100- £400 per person depending on the course and the needs of the individual.
Anywhere in the England or Wales.
How much is available ?
We have a total fund of £8,500 until March 2013.
To find out if you are eligible and for details of how to apply, please go to the Clarion website:
We invite you to look around.
You can find out who we are and what we do. Different types of Notetaking are explained. We have information on membership of the Association and training courses. We also have links to other useful websites.
If you are looking for a Notetaker the “Find a Notetaker” links go to our Register of Members which gives all the details you need.
Our thanks go to the Big Lottery for funding this project.