During 2016, the National Interpreter Education Center (NIEC) conducted a series of 5 interpreter practitioner focus groups. The findings from each group are now available. These reports outline challenges faced by interpreters working in our field today and their experiences in interpreter education programs. Interpreters and educators alike will find these reports provide unique perspectives that reflect the changing dynamics facing us today.
Links to each report are provided below:
These are the final publications prepared by the NIEC as the federal funding ended as of September 30, 2016. It was the mission of the NIEC and the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers to explore the state of the art of interpreting and offer resources to practitioners and educators between the years of 2005 and 2016. We hope that these reports will provide insight into the current challenges facing many interpreters and foster new approaches for the future.