Publication - Progress report

British Sign Language - national plan: progress report

A progress report on the British Sign Language (BSL) national plan.

British Sign Language - national plan: progress report
Scottish Government British Sign Language (BSL): Progress Report 2021

Scottish Government British Sign Language (BSL): Progress Report 2021

Where we are now

2015

Scotland passes British Sign Language (Scotland) Act, requiring public bodies to set out how they will promote the use of BSL.

2017

Scottish Government's BSL National Plan 2017-2023 published, outlining the Government's goals for promoting and supporting BSL in Scotland over the next six years.

2018

British Deaf Association (BDA) Scotland and partners deliver BSL roadshows across Scotland.

2019

BDA Scotland and council leads establish relationships and working practices.

2020

Planned BSL National Plan Progress Report, due October, is postponed due to global COVID-19 pandemic.

2023

End date for Scottish Government's current BSL National Plan (2017-2023).

2021

BSL National Plan Progress Report – this document – published.


Contact

Email: Max.Barber@gov.scot