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CPD webinars now available through CIOL’s CPD Accreditation scheme

PRESS RELEASE CPD webinars now available through CIOL’s CPD Accreditation scheme The CPD Standards Office, in partnership with CIOL, has awarded CPD accredited status to eCPD Webinars (eCPD Ltd) for its online webinars, videos and training courses. eCPD Webinars Ltd is the first accredited partner to join the CIOL Accreditation scheme, offering webinars and videos…

Company internal CPD across countries

For our first guest post of 2016 we invited Mecki Testroet (left) and Erika Baker (right) of Iolante.com to tell us about a new concept in the world of translations. These translator-entrepreneurs are developing a top-ranked website for selected independent translators to join as franchisees. We invited them to tell us a little about the…

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Looking back – and forward A new year – a new start. Now that all the Christmas decorations have been packed away and the last pine needles swept up I thought, Janus-like, that I’d take a look back at eCPD’s year of 2015. It was the year when we finally developed our website from the…

CPD videos

50% discount for videos – one month only!

Winter offer – GREAT NEWS! For one month from today eCPD is holding a sale of videos from the elibrary. From today until 7th January you can obtain 50% off the price of any video from our elibrary. You can buy as many as you like, and use the code as often as you like.…

Seeing the whites of their eyes…

Seeing the whites of their eyes… When, in 2012, Lucy Brooks invited me to offer a webinar as part of her incredibly successful eCPD series, I was delighted but just that bit daunted. I had always been told that the most important thing, when you give a talk, was to ‘see the whites of their…

tools and resources

Tools and research – free resources for linguists

Continuing in line with our mission and CPD commitment, we’re launching another set of free resources for linguists, this time on tools and research for linguists. If you’ve seen our previous entries, for example on legal translation CPD, you’ll know how it works: we ask you to sign up to our resource list and we…

Raging against the machine: is it worth it?

Raging against the machine: is it worth it? Most readers of this blog will probably be familiar with the taxi service Uber, which has quickly established a presence in many of the UK’s larger cities and internationally. For the benefit of the uninitiated (which included myself up to a few months ago), Uber is a…

Facts are your friends

Our series of wonderful guest posts by wonderful colleagues continues apace. Today’s is by Jonathan Downie, who has presented a number of our training events for translators. Our thanks to Jonathan for taking the time to write this thought-provoking piece for translators and interpreters. If I could recommend one book to freelancers, it would be Axiom,…

Accreditation by Chartered Institute of Linguists

PRESS RELEASE Accreditation by Chartered Institute of Linguists 26 October 2015 The Directors of eCPD Ltd (eCPD Webinars) are delighted to announce that the Chartered Institute of Linguists in the UK, in conjunction with The CPD Standards Office (CSO) are working in partnership with eCPD Webinars to provide accredited CPD courses to CIOL’s 5,500 members,…