At the heart of terptree is a mission to change the world for deaf people. We do this is to enabling access to high-quality education, for deaf people, hearing people, sign language students and sign language interpreters.
In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better world by 2030. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change. Guided by the goals, it is now up to all of us, government, businesses, civil society and the general public to work together to build a better future for everyone.
We believe that businesses have the power to make significant change in the world. terptree do this through the 17 Global Goals, which were put together by world leaders to create a better world by 2030.
The two goals where we have impact are:
4. Quality education – eliminate all discrimination in education and improve universal literacy and numeracy
10. Reduced inequalities – ensure equal opportunities and end discrimination.
Despite being in the developed world, deaf children in the UK are not guaranteed a consistent, accessible and high quality education. The Guardian published an article stating that Educational support for deaf children in England ‘in complete disarray’. A report shows that the number of specialist teachers has been cut...read more +
The connection starting when we received an email from one of our Sign Language Interpreters - Wendy Everingham telling us about the time she spent volunteering in Burundi within the local deaf community. She first went out there in 2011 accompanying a deaf person visiting from the UK and volunteering as an Interpreter....read more +
One of Parliament’s main role is to examine the work of the government through questioning ministers, debating and committee work. Another central role of Parliament is to make new laws as well as making changes to existing legislation. In order to reduce inequalities, it is vital that deaf people are...read more +
Today was a fantastic experience and we’re so grateful for your support at terptree for making this possible! Our deaf team member really enjoyed the experience and got a lot out of it and is looking forward to more of the same! I would like to once more share my thanks and gratitude for everybody’s involvement.
Connect Assist |
We contacted terptree for a signer to help us out at a Parents Evening. They quickly found someone in the local area that was happy to come out in the evening to sign and accompany a parent around the hall translating their child’s progress.
We were very happy with the quick prompt service that we received from terptree. They liaised well between us and the signer. Thank you, we will certainly use terptree again.
Kennet School, Thatcham |
The service has been absolutely brilliant! I think terptree is a great service for deaf people and I would like to thank all of the Notetakers who have worked with me. Thank you for all the extra miles you’ve gone it’s been very appreciated! I shall be recommending your agency when I transfer to my next University!
Deaf Student, Diploma in Art and Design |