Season’s Greetings & Annual Review 2017

Dear colleague, I would like to thank you for this year, your membership or cooperation, and your continuing support for the association. We are currently more than 60 language professionals working with English in the Nordic countries. Special thanks to the NEaT board and our voluntary committees for their hard work in providing further education […]

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 Results

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 indicates strong professional qualifications within the field of language services. However, pay rates remain below the recommended average. NEaT and Käännösalan asiantuntijat KAJ ry (Translation Industry Professionals KAJ) conducted a professional status survey for editors, proofreaders and other language specialists working in English in the Nordic countries during October and November 2017. The purpose of the […]

Roundtable Style Discussion I summary: serial comma, singular they and passive voice

Nordic Editors and Translators hosted the first roundtable discussion on grammar and style issues on 7 October 2016 at the Finnbrit Society. Rebecca von Bonsdorff led the discussion with the help of Alice Lehtinen and Terese Forster. This session covered the serial comma, singular they and the passive voice. Summary: Three grammatical subjects were presented by […]

NEaT announces partnership with Finnbrit

Nordic Editors and Translators are happy to announce partnership with Finnbrit, also known as The Finnish-British Society. The society was formed already in 1926 and currently operates in Punavuori where they provide English-language training and examinations as well as a hub of cultural activities Finnbrit offers a wide range of open language courses with over 60 years of experience in […]

English Today II

English Today: The Successful Language Professional Nordic Editors and Translators and the Finnbrit Society are pleased to present the second annual English Today seminar on March 11 from 3 to 7 pm. This year’s English Today is all about helping the language professional succeed. The main part of the programme is an intensive seminar on […]

Networking with communication professionals at ProCom ry.

NEaT addressed the needs of Finnish communication professionals on 18 August 2015 at an event arranged by the International Communication Group of ProCom ry, the largest communication professionals’ network in Finland. Many communicators employed by international companies operating in Finland work with translators, editors, revisers and other language professionals to produce texts for reports, press […]

International Translators’ Day 2 October 2015 in Turku

We celebrate International Translators’ Day in the Messukeskus (Fair Center) of Turku on 2 October together with SKTL and KAJ. The theme of the event is “The Changing Faces of Translation and Interpretation”. A short introduction of  NEaT ry. is part of the program at 14:00. Please have a look at the program in more detail […]

NEaT meet at Kaisla

Members of NEaT met at Kaisla Oluthuone to share some company, conversation, and of course, beers. Discussions were wide-ranging, and covered topics such as: chess, horses, knitting, Star Trek, sci-fi authors, Midsummer plans, work, more Star Trek, raising teenagers, weather and climate change.

Annual General Meeting 2015

Welcome to our first annual general meeting as a registered organization! We will meet in the place that we first begun, the cabinet meeting room in the pub Leijuva Lahna, and we’ll try to make the meeting short and focused so that you can have time to socialize with other members. However, we will be […]