SignWriting in Poland Deaf schools project

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Oct 7 19:12:36 UTC 2010

SignWriting List
October 7, 2010

Thank you for this summary of the new project for SignWriting in Poland, Lucy!

The project sounds quite extensive and is planned out well...publishing a syllabus is a good idea...and thank you for all your past work that made this new project possible - we are here to help anytime as you know...

and thanks for the sign for Wikipedia...we now have around 5 suggestions - I will try to gather them all together and send them to the List in a separate message so we can look at them all together...

Val ;-)


On Oct 7, 2010, at 11:03 AM, Lucy wrote:

> Attached is my suggestion for the sign for Wikipedia. I am not sure if I have written it correctly :-)
> SignWriting is not and will not be a part of the Polish Deaf school curricula in the nearest future. It is being currently introduced to students of junior and senior high schools for the deaf (aged 13-20, and to their teachers) in the Malopolska [Little Poland] voivodeship, that is in the cities of Krakow and Tarnow. The final goal of this project is to work out and publish a syllabus/a programme for teaching SW. I will write a small report for you after completing the first part of the project, that is the introduction. After that we will choose schools or groups of students and teachers, for whom I will conduct an in-depth SW course. The project is funded by the EU and implemented by a company based in Nowy Sacz, in cooperation with the Polish Association of the Deaf. The company (named CZAS) specializes in implementing similar EU-funded projects and has hired me to carry out the SW presentations and workshops.
> Lucy :-) 
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