#TranslatorsOnAir Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for translators feat. @Greek_to_me Season 4, Episode 7




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    Hey friends!

    Last week we had a very inspiring webinar with Vasiliki Prestidge where we talked about the importance of CPD.

    Vasiliki shared her personal experiences and gave us some tips that will help you stand out from the crowd during a CPD even and overcome your shyness. 

    Check out the recording and don’t forget to share some love! 😘

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    Or if you’re super busy, you can check out some of the highlights below.

    Highlights of the Show

    1) How to make the most of CPD events? (view answer)
    2) How to overcome shyness when attending an event? (view answer)
    3) Where do translators find events? (view answer)

    You can watch the replay of the entire episode right here.

    About Vasiliki

    Vasiliki is a freelance translator, blogger and consultant. She works from English into Greek and Greek into English, specialising in medical, marketing & advertising, travel & tourism, and official documents.

    As a consultant, she helps businesses understand, review, and improve their translation process by encouraging the use of technologies and implementation of best practices.

    She believes in the importance of continuous professional development and she attends several events, workshops, seminars, and conferences every year, mainly in London. She lives and works in Oxford, England.
    In this episode you will learn:

    • Why CPD is important;
    • Where to find CPD events and how to choose the ones for you;
    • How to overcome shyness and get out of your cave;

    …and much more!

    Watch this episode online

    What is CPD

    https://www.iti.org.uk/professional-development

    https://www.iti.org.uk/professional-development/cpd/types-cpd

    http://www.ciol.org.uk/cpd

     

    Where can I find CPD

    http://www.ciol.org.uk/events

     

    Eventbrite

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk

     

    Massive open online courses

    http://mooc.org

    https://www.coursera.org

     

    meetup app and site

    https://www.meetup.com

    https://www.meetup.com/apps/

     

    The guardian workshops

    https://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses

    The New York Times School

    https://www.nytedu.com

     

    CPD record forms/templates to log your CPD activity

    http://www.ciol.org.uk/cpd

    Or you can get mine here: https://www.grtome.com/about

     

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