Media Alert: Sign Language Seminar | Western Cape Government


Media Alert: Sign Language Seminar

14 July 2010

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be hosting a sign language seminar in Cape Town.

The seminar which is aimed at government officials seeks to assist the officials in interacting with deaf people in public places, serve as an awareness project to sensitise government officials to the challenges of deaf people and in particular the impact it has on them accessing services and the quality of services.

This seminar is a follow up to the one hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in 2002 and the subsequent sign language training workshops conducted in 2003 and the Code of Ethics for sign language interpreters created in 2004.

Date: 16 July 2010
Time: 09:30
Venue: Auditorium, Library Service, corner of Chiappinni and Alfred Street, Cape Town

Media Enquiries: 

Angus Flowers
Media Liaison Officer
Western Cape Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation
Tel: 021 483 9800
Cell: 083 304 3320