Project ID - TIS001380
Making Translation Count. We require Translators for a number of schools across Northern Ireland, with the the following languages - Arabic, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Somali. Schools - St. Paul's Primary School Belfast, Fane Street Primary School Belfast, Ballymeana Primary School, St. Patrick's Primary School, Dungannon.

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Ulster University Coleraine
BT52 1SA


Maria Stewart

Student Skills

Fluent in Arabic, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Somali.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

A better understanding of language.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Experience in interpreting. Experience in working in a not for profit project. Opportunity to participate in a project which aims to redress educational disadvantage among migrant pupils

Extra Information

You will be required to translate consent letters & questionnaires and also interpret in focus groups. It is anticipated that participation will involve 4-5 days during the academic year September 2019 – June 2020.

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