Gaelic Medium Education (Policy & Practice in Education)

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  • Education,
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
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ContributionsMatthew Maciver (Editor), Margaret Nicolson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL12268279M
ISBN 10190376534X
ISBN 109781903765340

  While there has been a huge increase in children attending Gaelic-medium education, and there are now almost as many doing so in Glasgow . Email Us: [email protected] Phone Numbers: / Open Hours: 8am- pm / Mon - Thurs 8am - pm / Fri. Teaching in gaelic-medium education: Recommendations for change. Growth in Gaelic-medium provision has been restricted by the specialist and fragmented nature of the curriculum, the high per-pupil costs associated with small cohorts and the limited availability of Gaelic-speaking specialist teachers.   Gaelic-medium education outcomes in Scotland, Stuart Dunmore As has been widely documented in the sociolinguistic and anthropological literatures, minority language cultures cross the world are struggling in the earlyst century to maintain and revitalise their traditional modes of communication and culture in the face of language shift to more ‘powerful’, majority language varieties.

In secondary education, Gaelic has long been taught as a subject—often through the medium of English, even to native speakers. A move towards bilingual secondary education in the Western Isles was frustrated by a change of government in the United Kingdom general election. Gaelic-medium secondary education has developed less satisfactorily. Appendix B. Gaelic Medium Education. The role of parents has been essential in the establishment and growth of Gaelic medium education. Since the commencement of Gaelic medium education in it has been parents that have requested Gaelic medium education (GME) and have requested various improvements in the provision of progress has been seen in the provision of Gaelic . Old Welsh Guoidel is recorded as a personal name in the Book of Llandaff. The root of the name is cognate at the Proto-Celtic level Old Irish fíad 'wild', and Féni, derived ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *weidh-n-jo-. This has seen the growth of Gaelic medium education. Books; Film and TV; at Gaelic speakers down the ages.“I had been under the impression that all parties in the parliament supported both Gaelic and Gaelic medium education.“I would ask Ms.

A study surveyed parents (n=) of and prospective first-year primary school entrants in Scotland's Western Isles concerning Gaelic-English bilingual education policy. Results indicate only 39% of 4- and 5-year-olds had two native Gaelic-speaking parents, although attitudes toward the language were very positive. Half the parents read Gaelic-language books to their children. Gaelic P1 Bags (this will open in a new window) are available for children in Gaelic Medium Education or families interested in Gaelic. These are designed to be bilingual and include the Gaelic and English versions of the books. Children with additional support needs may benefit from CALL Scotland.

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In Gaelic Medium Education, there is an initial focus on learning Gaelic, until children become fluent enough in the language to enable its use across all subjects and aspects of learning. The entire curriculum is taught through the medium of Gaelic.

(The Gaelic Books Council). There is rapid growth in Gaelic medium education in Scotland, particularly in the primary school sector. The contributors to this contemporary survey provide the background to this development by placing Gaelic medium education, GME, in its historical context and also by giving a comparative assessment with other language education practice in Wales and the Basque country.

There is rapid growth in Gaelic medium education in Scotland, particularly in the primary school sector. This book gives an account of how Gaelic Medium Education book schools and local authorities manage GME with practitioners, outlining the variety of methodological, financial and practical issues which confront them both in.

"There is rapid growth in Gaelic medium education in Scotland, particularly in the primary school sector. The contributors to this contemporary survey provide the background to this development by placing Gaelic medium education, GME, in its historical context and also by giving a comparative assessment with other language education practice in Wales and the Basque country.

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For parents of children starting Gaelic Medium Education, it can be a struggle to know where to find books and other resources in the language.

My Gaelic-speaking parents didn’t teach it to me, thinking it would be best to concentrate on English to maximise my chances. I went to school in Lewis in the 80s, long before Gaelic Medium Education became established or even fashionable, but my children are in the system and on track for growing up bilingual.

Professional Standards and Gaelic Medium Education. General Teaching Council for Scotland have published draft Professional Standards Gaelic Medium Education book the profession’s use from August These include references to Gaelic Medium Education to support growth in.

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Gaelic medium education (G.M.E. or GME; Scottish Gaelic: Foghlam tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig) is a form of education in Scotland that allows pupils to be taught primarily through the medium of Scottish Gaelic, with English being taught as the secondary language.

Gaelic medium education is increasingly popular throughout Scotland, and the number of pupils who are in Gaelic medium education has. saw an increase in these numbers. 1, children in Scotland attended a Gaelic nursery, 3, pupils were enrolled in GME primary education and 1, secondary school pupils were studying Gàidhlig for fluent speakers and/or other subjects in high school through the medium of Gaelic.

The curricular attainment of pupils in Gaelic-medium primary education in Scotland is investigated using surveys of Gaelic-medium and English-medium pupils in the fifth and seventh years of primary school (approximately 9 and 11 years of age) in The Gaelic-medium survey was essentially a.

Gaelic-medium education (GME) has been offered in Scottish primary schools since Situated within the interrelated disciplines of sociolinguistics and sociology of language, this book explores the language use and attitudinal perceptions of a sample of adults who received GME at primary school.

As the first students to have received a. FWIW, ds' old primary school is now in a new building, sharing the campus with a Gaelic Medium Primary school.

Both are great schools. Ds had a fantastic foundation for secondary (he is now doing well in S6) - despite - or perhaps more accurately because his primary was 60% ethnic minorities/English as an Additional Language. Education Edinburgh's fight for Gaelic school immortalised in new book It was a fight that deeply divided language activists and their opponents and rumbled on in the Capital for 14 long years.

Comann nam Pàrant (this will open in a new window) is a national organisation offering advice and support on Gaelic Medium Education to parents. Acair Books (this will open in a new window) publish the titles in the Gaelic Bookbug Bags.

You can also buy a range of other fantastic Gaelic picture books on their website. The Gaelic Books Council. In fact, a study conducted at Stirling University in * showed 'that P7 Gaelic-medium pupils performed better in English than English-medium pupils.' *Prof.

Richard Johnstone, The Attainments of Pupils Receiving Gaelic-medium Primary Education in. Here are the links to our new Scottish Gaelic Categories, packed full of resources for both Gaelic Medium and Gaelic Learners. Perfect for supporting your CfE teaching in primary schools; you will find PowerPoints, activities, word mats, vocabulary, games and worksheets to enhance your teaching in Gaelic.

Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Growing Up & Facts of Life, Education & Reference, Holidays & Celebrations, Activities, Crafts & Games, Animals & more at everyday low prices. Gaelic-medium Education is a national education system which adheres to national standards and the Curriculum for Excellence.

Increasing the learning of Gaelic is a priority in the National Gaelic Language Plan – and Bòrd na Gàidhlig will continue to encourage the promotion, availability and growth of. A study led by Heriot-Watt associate professor Maria Garraffa has now compared the English of monolingual children with those who were immersed in Gaelic Medium Education (GME).

Welcome tothe website for parents and children interested and involved in Gaelic education, by Stòrlann. This site is bursting with games, stories, audio and much more to help you enjoy the experience of learning Gaelic, whatever your age or ability.

Gaelic Medium Education in the Western Isles. 1, likes 6 talking about this. This page aims to keep you up to date on the many benefits of bilingualism and on the latest developments in gaelic. familiarise students with the support structures available in Gaelic education; provide the advanced knowledge, understanding and skills required to deliver subject/stage in Gaelic medium; develop the relevant Gaelic language skills so that participants are able to teach through the medium of Gaelic and respond to the needs of the pupils they teach.

Series: Gaelic medium education enhancement programme Unknown Binding: 21 pages Publisher: SCCC () ISBN ISBN Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review. Gaelic-medium Education in Scotland Contents Page Acknowledgements iii Summary iv 1.

Introduction Context 1 Previous research on attainment in Gaelic-medium education 4 Previous research on choice of Gaelic-medium education 5 Research on immersion and heritage language education outside Scotland 7 2. Data and Methods.

New Book To Celebrate Gaelic Medium Education School pupils will be busy putting pen to paper for a project celebrating the success of Gaelic Medium Education which will bring together both Gaelic medium and non-Gaelic speaking young people from across the Highlands.

The first printed Gaelic book was published in Edinburgh inas was the first secular Gaelic book () and the first collection of Gaelic poetry (). and the -medium education is provided in Edinburgh at Bun-sgoil Taobh na Pàirce and James Gillespie’s High School.

Gaelic-medium Education in Scotland: Choice and attainment at the primary and early secondary school stages. / O'Hanlon, Fiona; McLeod, Wilson; Paterson, Lindsay.

Bòrd na Gàidhlig, p. Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report. “The growth in Gaelic medium education has always had the parents at the back of everything.

There were pupils in the first primary - there are now 1, at the campus on Berkeley Street and. A Waxing Moon: The Modern Gaelic Revival - Ebook written by Roger Hutchinson.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Waxing Moon: The Modern Gaelic Revival. Christian Puma-Ninacuri: Gaelic-medium education (GME) has been developed as an initiative to maintain the Gaelic language through education.

The role of formal education as a tool for revitalizing a language has been widely studied and theorized; however, empirical research on the long-term outcomes of minority-medium education has been.Sound files to many Gaelic children's books, including reading schemes (Oxford reading tree and Story Worlds) as well as those included in the 'book bug' packs.

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