Spòrs Gàidhlig, with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Fèisean nan Gàidheal, are offering exciting activities to local fèis groups through Fèis-spòrs.
Fèis-spòrs is a new initiative delivered in partnership with Fèisean nan Gàidheal. They will come to you during your normal fèis dates and deliver activities with professional instructors and equipment. Local Fèis participants can access exciting outdoor activities using Gaelic.
Spòrs Gàidhlig, are also offering an new Fèis-spòrs camp which will combine the best of music tuition and drama with an exciting programme of outdoor activities. You can book online by visiting the website at www.spors.scot
For more information, please call Spòrs Gàidhlig on 01463 234138 or email email@example.com
Bòrd na Gàidhlig has set up this fund to support those currently working towards a career in teaching Gaelic or through the medium of Gaelic.
Consideration will be given to:
- Students undertaking a PGDE in Gaelic Education (both Primary and Secondary – Gaelic as a subject and subjects through the medium of Gaelic)
- Students undertaking a Gaelic Education Undergraduate Degree, (BA or MA Education or MA Gàidhlig with Education) – (no more than 2 grants in total will be approved for each student during their undergraduate degree course.)
More information is available at www.teagasg.com
Closing Date for Applications
Funding applications should be submitted to Bòrd na Gàidhlig as soon as possible but no later than 5pm on Friday 14th September 2018.
An Comann Gaidhealach’s newsletter has a summary of the dates for local Mods across Scotland. Education Scotland’s Advice on Gaelic Education refers to such opportunities for personal achievements as an important context for applying language, building confidence and developing a range of skills for learning life and work.
Here are some useful links:
An Comann Gaidhealach’s newsletter:
Education Scotland’s Advice on Gaelic Education:
Statutory Guidance on Gaelic Education:
In support of Year of Young People 2018, Historic Environment Scotland and Social Enterprise Academy have launched a new opportunity for schools and social enterprises, aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs and promoting Gaelic language. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This resource, although it does not refer directly to Gaelic (Learners), has some useful information on second language acquisition. It may also be useful when planning the deployment of Language Assistants.
Education Scotland and SCILT are delighted to announce the winners of the Scientist biography translation competition.
Hannah Wood, Gairloch High School-Gaelic (Learners);
Donald Morrison, Millburn Academy-Literacy and Gàidhlig
Congratulations and well done! Mealaibh ur naidheachd is gur math a rinn sibh!
Thank you to all who took part.
These winning entries are now available on the National Improvement Hub alongside the other biographies. This work will support learners of Gaelic across Scotland.
The national leadership programme, formerly known as Train the Trainer, is now open for registration. Invitations have gone out to local authority representatives and teacher education institutions. The programme has Professional Recognition accreditation from GTCS and is completely free of charge for educators in the public sector. This begins with a Summer School which will take place from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th July 2017 at the University of Strathclyde’s city centre campus in Glasgow. There will be a session led by Education Scotland on the Curriculum for Excellence Benchmarks for Gaelic (Learners). Teachers interested in the Programme should contact their education authority’s 1+2/Gaelic officer.
The latest Briefing on Gaelic Education is now available.
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