Tag Archives: Gaelic Learners

Briefing on Gaelic Education⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

Seo fiosrachadh ùr bhuainn:

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Documents/BriefingonGaelicEducationSept2019.pdf 

Please see our September  Briefing on Gaelic Education here:

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Documents/BriefingonGaelicEducationSept2019.pdf

Our briefings on Gaelic Education  keep practitioners updated of some of Education Scotland’s, and key partners’, support for improvement in Gaelic Education. Please follow this link for more information:

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/Briefings%20on%20Gaelic%20Education/Fiosrachadh%20mun%20Ghàidhlig

Professional learning⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

SCILT – Scotland’s National Centre for Languages – has published a programme of webinars to support professional learning in modern languages.  Practitioners may wish to get together to participate in the live streaming of events, which will include opportunities for online discussion. Alternatively, the recorded version can be used as a stimulus for collegiate discussion, in-service days or as part of individual practitioners’ professional development. Registration will be advertised in the weekly SCILT e-bulletin and on the National Modern Languages Hub prior to these publicised dates.

Glow login will be required.  Recordings will be available to watch again on National ML Hub under the Anytime Learning tab https://glowscotland.sharepoint.com/sites/PLC/modernlanguages/SitePages/Home.aspx

For more information, please visit: https://www.scilt.org.uk/Portals/24/Library/CPD/SCILT%20Webinar%20menu%2020

 

Curriculum for Gaelic (Learners) and A 1+2 Approach to Languages⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

e-Sgoil is an interactive, real-time teaching facility which uses Glow, Office 365 and V-scene to support the teaching of Gaelic and through Gaelic in any school in Scotland. This supports the curriculum for 1+2 Approach to Languages, Gaelic Learner and Gaelic Medium Education. A short promotional video is available here:

http://bit.ly/2Nhvm2F

e-Sgoil is currently inviting expressions of interest for teaching National 5 Gaelic (Learners) from August 2019. This may be to provide progression with the 1+2 Approach to Languages, or to enable learners to access Gaelic as a new subject.

Support for self-evaluation

Advice to support implementation of 1+2 and challenge questions

Case study and challenge questions on improving the secondary GME and GLE curriculum

Statutory Guidance on Gaelic Education

A review of e-Sgoil’s first year of operation is available here:

http://e-sgoil.com/media/1133/e-sgoil-report-year-1-june-2018.pdf

 

For more information, please contact e-sgoil@gnes.net or phone 01851 822850.

NQ Support Materials Update⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

The NQ support materials for Gàidhlig, Gaelic(Learners) and subjects and courses through the medium of Gaelic, previously hosted on the Education Scotland National Qualifications website are now available on our professional learning community for Gaelic education on Yammer.

It should be noted that these resources no longer fully match the SQA course specifications. However, they do provide a range of useful support on approaches to effective learning, teaching and ongoing classroom assessment, should teachers wish to use them. You will find these resources here.

A glow login is required to access Yammer and membership of the group is also required.

Masters level learning in Gaelic Medium Education (Streap)⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

Applications are now invited for this 60-credit programme on Gaelic Medium Education. The programme is delivered by Aberdeen University and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, and is fully-funded by the Scottish Government. Find out more.

Briefing on Gaelic Education⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

Seo fiosrachadh ùr bhuainn:

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/documents/briefingongaeliceducationfeb19.pdf

Please see our February Briefing on Gaelic Education here: 

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/documents/briefingongaeliceducationfeb19.pdf

Please follow the link below to view our briefings on Gaelic Education which keep practitioners updated of some of Education Scotland’s, and key partners’, support for improvement in Gaelic Education.

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/Briefings%20on%20Gaelic%20Education/Fiosrachadh%20mun%20Ghàidhlig

 

Professional learning to support teachers delivering 1+2 Gaelic (Learners)⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

This professional learning is for teachers.

7 – 12 July (summer school) & 21 – 24 July (symposium), 2019

Are you looking for an opportunity to use and further your Gaelic in a fun and supportive community setting?

Come to South Uist, where Ceòlas Uibhist is offering:

  • Short courses in the strongest Gaelic community;
  • Quality tuition from experienced native Gaelic speakers;
  • A positive and supportive learning environment;

OBJECTIVES

  • Gain confidence in speaking Gaelic in a community setting;
  • Experience the rich oral tradition and culture as a teaching resource;
  • Extend your knowledge of the natural environment, heritage and indigenous skills for cross-curricular themes;

OUTCOMES

  • Strengthening of grammar, vocabulary, idiom and dialect;
  • Understanding of Gaelic as a social and economic asset;
  • Building connections with others in similar situations;

WHEN           Week 1 (7 – 12 July); Week 2 (21 – 24 July) 2019

WHERE          Dalabrog, South Uist

WHAT            Gaelic Enrichment Course for Gaelic Teachers

For more information, please contact: info@ceolas.co.uk

Gaelic version of e-Sgoil’s live narrative project now available⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

Education Scotland has published the Gaelic version of e-Sgoil’s live narrative project here:

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/live-narrative-project

This project outlines e-Sgoil’s virtual learning approach to overcoming barriers to learning across a range of local authorities and aspects of pedagogy​. It is intended to assist senior leaders and teachers  with improving practice through the medium of Gaelic and English.

 

Gaelic Education Award 2019⤴

from @ Education Scotland's Learning Blog

The Scottish Education Awards celebrate the commitment and success of Scottish education. We have a specific award for the Gaelic sector for which we invite nominations that recognise impact and achievements in both Gaelic Learner and Medium Education. The award is open to secondary, primary, early learning and child care centres, and special schools.

Please also ensure that the Gaelic sector is represented across all the award categories, including Lifetime Achievement Award, Teacher of the Year and Headteacher of the Year.

Nominations for the 2019 Scottish Education Awards are now open. Details are here.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Glasgow Central on Wednesday 5th June 2019.

Nominations close at 6pm on Thursday 14th February, 2019.