Tag Archives: Gaelic

Ceannardas ann am FMG/ Leadership in GME

 

1. Social Enterprise Academy is delivering an Institute of Leadership and Management Award for teachers of Gaelic Education on 3 and 4 November 2017.  If you require more information, please contact kate@socialenterprise.academy. Social Enterprise Academy acknowledges support from Education Scotland in delivering this award and financial assistance from Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

2. The Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL) is inviting views on professional learning for leadership.  Practitioners of GME are encouraged to participate by completing a short survey. As a thank you, respondents will be entered into a draw to win a book voucher worth £100 for their school.  Education Scotland has shared with SCEL the results of the CLPL Audit of the professional learning needs of practitioners in Gaelic Education.

3. Applications are now open for the Into Headship qualification which commences in June 2017.  This qualification is fully funded by the Scottish Government.  It is designed to prepare participants for the specific strategic challenges of being a head teacher.

 

 

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Professional Learning for Teachers of Gaelic Medium Education (GME)

Streap, the Postgraduate Teaching Certificate for teachers of GME will start on 4 September 2017There are a limited number of places available. An induction event takes place in Glasgow on 14 and 15 September 2017.  There is now a Facebook page relating to this professional learning.   Please contact Margaret.ford@highland.gov.uk for more information. This programme is currently fully funded by the Scottish Government.  For more information, please visit:

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/education/degrees-programmes/gaelic-medium-education-pgcert-436.php

 

 

My world of work: What career options are available with a qualification in Gàidhlig, Gaelic (Learners) and Gaelic Medium Education?

My World of Work offers career information, advice and resources to help children and young people learning Gaelic and in GME make informed choices about their future.     It enables children and young people to choose school subjects based on labour market information and career pathways. Find out more.

For information on teaching Gaelic, or through the medium of Gaelic, please visit Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s website

 

 

Professional Learning

SCILT aims to provide high-quality professional learning  to support the teaching and learning of languages across all sectors. The latest programme for professional learning can be found at:

http://www.scilt.org.uk/Portals/24/Library/CPD/SCILT%20CLPL%20menu%202016-17%20FINAL.pdf

If you require more information, please contact scilt@strath.ac.uk.

Developing Gaelic literacy skills

Tuesday 7th February, Balnain House, Inverness; 09.15  – 17.00 Tutor: Roddy MacLean

Are you interested in developing your skills in editing and proof-reading Gaelic texts?  If so, this professional learning opportunity may be of interest to you.  It includes a focus on grammar and writing conventions.  For more information, or to register for the course, email John Storey, at the Gaelic Books Council.

Sgilean Sgrìobhaidh is Deasachaidh Gàidhlig airson nan Gnìomhachasan Cruthachail

Dimàirt 7 an Gearran, Balnain House, Inbhir Nis. 09.15 – 17.00 Neach-teagaisg: Ruairidh MacIlleathain

A bheil ùidh agad ann an obair-deasachaidh ceangailte ri leabhraichean no foillseachaidhean eile?  Ma tha, ‘s dòcha gum bi ùidh agad anns a’ chùrsa ùr seo.  Airson tuilleadh fiosrachaidh, no airson clàradh, cuiribh brath gu John Storey, Ceannard Litreachais agus Foillseachaidh.

Ski lessons for those in GME and GLE

The Gaelic organisation, Comunn na Gàidhlig (CNAG) aims to give children and young people opportunities to use and apply their Gaelic skills in situations beyond school. CNAG are currently offering ski lessons through the medium of Gaelic at Nevis Range, Glenshee, The Lecht, Glen Coe and Cairn Gorm. For more information, please contact fios@spors.scot or phone 01463-234138.

Tha CNAG a’ tabhann leasanan sgithidh do dh’òigridh. Tha iad ri fhaighinn aig gach ionad sgithidh ann an Alba (Monadh Nibheis, Gleann Sìth, An Leac, Gleann Comhann agus An Càrn Gorm).

Gheibhear tuilleadh fiosrachaidh bho fios@spors.scot no 01463 234138. 

New resources from Storlann

Sgeulachdan Traidiseanta

http://www.sgeulachdan.scot

Tha Stòrlann, ann an com-pàirteachas ri Bòrd na Gàidhlig agus Comhairle Lannraig a Tuath, air 18 Sgeulachdan Traidiseanta agus Albannach beothaichte do chlann a chur a-mach. Tha iad uile rim faotainn air-loidhne agus air DVD.

Traditional Tales: In partnership with Bòrd na Gàidhlig and North Lanarkshire Council, Stòrlann have produced 18 animated Traditional and Scottish Tales for children, all of which are available online and on DVD.

 GO!GAELIC

Chaidh 20 bhidio cuspaireil ùr a’ luchdachadh suas o chionn ghoirid agus chaidh a chur air bhog aig a’ Mhòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail ann an Steòrnabhagh.

20 new topic videos were recently uploaded and launched at the Royal National Mod in Stornoway.

 CISTE ULAIDH na h-ALBA – GEAMA BÙIRD

’S e geama dualchais a th’ ann le ceistean air fearann agus nàdar, eachdraidh, cultar agus Alba an latha an-diugh – tha na ceistean agus na h-ainmean-àite gu lèir sa Ghàidhlig. ’S e an t-amas na litrichean aig CISTE a chruinneachadh bho air feadh map de Alba a tha air a tharraing air a’ bhòrd-cluiche.

Ciste Ulaidh na h-Alba is a heritage game with questions about land and nature, history, culture and contemporary Scotland — with all the questions and place names in Gaelic.  Ciste is Gaelic for ‘chest’ and the aim is to collect the letters C I S T E from their locations around the map of Scotland, which is pictured on the board.

CD nam Fo-dheuchainnean

Bho chionn ghoirid sgaoil Stòrlann CD nam fo-dheuchainnean anns an robh pàipearan agus faidhlichean fuaim tarsainn air trì ìrean do fhileantaich agus do luchd-ionnsachaidh na Gàidhlig.

Prelim CDs

Stòrlann recently distributed the prelim CD which included papers and audio files across three levels for fluent and learners of Gaelic

Pròiseact an Dàrna Cogaidh

http://www.storlann.co.uk/an- darna-cogadh/

Chaidh an goireas eadar-chuspaireil seo a chruthachadh airson taic a thoirt do luchd-teagaisg an cuspair seo a lìbhrigeadh le clasaichean 4-7 sa bhun-sgoil.

Tha planaichean agus goireasan feumail ann a tha a’ ceangal ris na cuspairean a leanas: A’ planadh Cuspair,  Aig an Dachaigh, Fògradh Chloinne, Anne Frank, Am Blitz, Prìosanaich Cogaidh, Obair nam Mnathan, Latha a’ Chuimhneachaidh.

World War 2

This interdisciplinary resource has been produced to support the teaching of this subject in P4 – 7 in the primary school. It contains useful plans and resources in connection with the following – Planning, Home, Evacuation of Children, Anne Frank, The Blitz, Prisoners of War, Women’s Work and Remembrance Day.

Scholar/Stòrlann: Saidheans Ìre 3

Tha Stòrlann, ann an com-pàirteachas ris a’ phrògram Scholar ann an Oilthigh Heriot-Watt, air 10 aonadan Saidheans a dheasachadh a tha freagarrach airson an treas ìre CfE. Tha na h-aonadan a’ dèiligeadh ri topaigean a tha an Curraicealam airson Sàr Mhathas a’ moladh airson na h-ìre seo. Tha iad air an dealbh gus gum bi luchd-ionnsachaidh air chomas an slighe fhèin obrachadh tro na stuthan aig luaths a fhreagras orra. Tha eacarsaichean is deuchainnean eadar-obrachail annta agus tha measadh foirmeil aig deireadh gach aonaid. Tha liosta briathrachais an cois nan aonadan.

Scholar/Stòrlann:Science Level 3

Storlann, in partnership with the Scholar programme in Heriot-Watt University, has developed 10 Science units suitable for third level Curriculum for Excellence. The units cover topics recommended for this level within the Curriculum for Excellence. They are designed to allow learners to navigate through the materials at a pace that suits them, undertaking interactive exercises and virtual experiments in the process. A formal assessment is included at the end of each unit. A terminology glossary is  provided.

 

 

Conference: Gaelic (Learners) in a 1+2 Approach to Languages/GLPS, 3 March 2017 Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling

This conference will give practitioners an opportunity to learn how Gaelic (Learners) can be part of the primary curriculum. It will give information on

  • Professional development to learn Gaelic
  • Language pedagogy
  • Assessing progress and achievement
  • Resources.

For more information, please contact Linda.Roberts@gov.scot.