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Upcoming Training

Exploring Unconscious Bias

An introductory workshop for Deaf and Hearing Sign Language Interpreters and Translators

Course dates: Saturday, 26th October 2019

Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm

Fee: £95

Venue: 22 Sussex Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4EA

TDelivered by: Josef Baines and Darren Townsend-Handscomb in BSL

In this very interactive workshop, the following three areas will be explored: 

Unconscious Bias (UB)

What is Unconscious Bias, the Implicit Association Test (IAT) and UB in the real world. 

Unconscious Bias and the Interpreter / Translator

How does UB impact on interpreters / translators? 

Unconscious Bias and interpreting / translation

The challenge for interpreters and translators and strategies to address UB 

During the morning, Unconscious Bias and the IAT will be explored, then in the afternoon this thinking will be applied to our profession and ourselves, using examples to focus discussions.  

The day will conclude by looking at what we can do and next steps.

For further details and a registration form, please email


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