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What is and what is not in the AUSIT Code of Ethics

The live event has passed. Webinar Date: 2nd June 2021, 6:00pm - 7:30pm. This webinar looks at the AUSIT Code of Ethics to point out its most important principles and guides to ethical behaviour, while also looking at the areas which it sees as not part of interpreter or translator roles.

Description

This webinar looks at the AUSIT Code of Ethics to point out its most important principles and guides to ethical behaviour, while also looking at the areas which it sees as not part of interpreter or translator roles.

 

Registration Fee:

  • $50 - General Public

  • $20 - All Graduates T&I Discount (with ID verification. See below ‘How to Register’)

  • Free – Students Only (please email webinars@allgraduates.com.au from your valid student email address for more information)

 

This 90 minute webinar will cover:

  • The main principles of the Code of Ethics, particularly Accuracy, impartiality and Clarity of Role Boundaries

  • Areas which the Code of Ethics specifically excludes, including ‘helping’, advocacy and cultural mediation

  • The importance of professional judgement when making ethical judgements

  • Diverse views contained in other codes of ethics and controversies over role

 

Who would this be useful for?

Interpreters and translators of all backgrounds, but particularly those new to the profession or who work in some of the smaller, newer emerging languages and who have not undergone formal ethics education.

 

Presented By:

Dr Uldis Ozolins 

Dr Uldis Ozolins is a well-known teacher, researcher and writer on Interpreting & Translation with an international reputation. He has taught at several Australian universities, most recently at Western Sydney University where he was head of the languages and I&T area for several years. Uldis has conducted numerous professional development and training seminars for various organisations including All Graduates; was one of the authors of the Code of Ethics for AUSIT, the national professional association for I&T in Australia; and has participated in the restructuring of the NAATI testing regime. With a background in social sciences and politics, he advises on language service policy and is keen to develop cultural and linguistic awareness among service providers and the wider community.  

 

Fatih Karakas, MSocSc(Trans&InterpSt)

Fatih Karakas is the Trainer and Training & PD Coordinator at All Graduates. He is also a lecturer in the Translating and Interpreting Program at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University where he also completed his Masters in Translation and Interpreting. He teaches both at Vocational and Higher Education levels and has delivered training in other states across the country for RMIT University and AUSIT. He is particularly interested in teaching interpreting skills as well as ethics and professionalism with a focus on providing non-language specific training via online Learning Management Systems. Fatih is also a NAATI certified interpreter and translator (Turkish-English) specialising in legal and healthcare interpreting.  

 

 

Learning Goals: After completing this webinar you will gain:

Knowledge of:

  • The AUSIT Code of Ethics and its main features

    Controversies over different points of views of interpreter and translator role

Skills to:

  • Apply professional judgement to ethical situations

 

PD Logbook:

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued after the webinar has passed and/or recording has been accessed. Participants will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 2.20 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some webinars may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

The NAATI Recertification Catalogue can be downloaded via this link.

 

Where:

Online via GoToWebinar – any purchase includes access to the webinar recording, handout(s) and a certificate of completion.

  1. Participate in real time – submit live questions

  2. Watch on-demand – If you’ve registered but are unable to attend the live broadcast, you will be emailed a link to access the webinar recording the following day. 

  3. Purchase from our on-demand page AFTER the live broadcast. 

 

How to Register:

Step 1. Click on the Register button at the top of the event page.

Step 2. Complete your Attendee details including Name, Email and other details as required.

NOTE: If you are an All Graduates Registered Interpreter or Translator, enter your unique ID into the 'All Graduates ID' for an exclusive $20 inc GST price. If you do NOT know your All Graduates ID, please contact All Graduates before completing your registration. If your ID cannot be verified, you will not be eligible for discounted rates where applicable.

Step 3. Review your Order Contact and Billing address. These are the details that will be listed on your tax invoice.

Step 4. Tick the checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.

Step 5. Review and confirm your order. Process payment via Credit Card allowing you to secure your registration(s) immediately.

Step 6. On successful payment, you will receive 2 confirmation emails: With your Tax Invoice attached (1) and Event Instructions (2).

Step 7. You will also receive a confirmation email from GotoWebinar with instructions on how to join the webinar. For the best attendee experience, we recommend you join the live webinar on a computer or laptop device.

If you have any queries, please contact webinars@allgraduates.com.au.

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