Survey: Help the NDCS Young People’s Advisory Board find out how many young people want to learn sign language (BSL)

Posted on December 14, 2016



The Young People’s Advisory Board at the National Deaf Children’s Society (a supporter of this site) has chosen to campaign on the right of children and young people to learn sign language, and they’ve launched a survey to find out how many young people (both deaf and hearing) in the UK want to learn BSL and/or think it should be taught in schools.

Watch this information in BSL on the NDCS site or in the video below:

What do you think about British Sign Language (BSL)? Do you think all young people should have the opportunity to learn BSL? Do you think schools should teach BSL as a GCSE (or National 4 or 5 in Scotland)?

If you’re aged 8–25, the Young People’s Advisory Board at the National Deaf Children’s Society needs to know what you think! Please fill in their survey and share it with your friends.

If you would like a paper copy of the survey, you can download it from The Buzz website.

The survey closes on Sunday 15 January and they’ll share the results in Sign Language Week (March 13–19) 2017.

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