Legislation and policy on sign language in the UK and Ireland
- Date: 12/12/2014
Sign languages are generally separate from the spoken languages of the surrounding hearing communities; different sign languages are also largely mutually unintelligible. Hence, there is very little similarity between, for example, British Sign Language, Irish Sign Language and American Sign Language. This briefing paper considers the current legislation and policy on sign language in the UK and Ireland.
- Date: 17/10/2014 - Author: Dr Dan Hull & Rosie McDonald
This paper provides information on the range of funders of the arts for which organisations in Northern Ireland would be eligible to apply. It focuses on charitable trusts and foundations, though a number of other non-governmental funders are also indicated.
- Date: 15/04/2014 - Author: Dr Dan Hull & Megan Ward
This paper examines current participation levels of women in sport and physical activity in both Northern Ireland and elsewhere. It summarises the nature of current strategies and policies around this issue, before suggesting a number of potential issues for further consideration.
Governance models for sport across the UK and Ireland
- Date: 21/01/2014 - Author: Dr. Dan hull
This paper examines the different governance models adopted by the sports councils across the UK and some of the different ways in which local councils deliver their sports services. It includes some information on the relationship between sports bodies and local government.