Review of Gaelic Medium Early Education and Childcare
Christine Stephen, Institute of Education, University of Stirling; Joanna McPake, University of Strathclyde; Wilson McLeod, University of Edinburgh; Irene Pollock, University of Edinburgh; Tessa Carroll, Institute of Education, University of Stirling
This research report provides a review of the current provision for Gaelic-medium early years education and childcare and investigates demand and interest in early year’s education provision, the strengths and weaknesses of current level of provision; and recommends developmental changes that are required to improve and expand the demand of provision
Modailean Cànain ann am Foghlam Ro-sgoile, Bun-sgoile agus Àrd-sgoile Meadhain-Ghàidhlig_6
Fiona O’Hanlon, Lindsay Paterson and Wilson McLeod (University of Edinburgh)
The report describes patterns of Gaelic and English language use in Gaelic-medium pre-school, primary school and secondary school providers in Scotland. Evidence is given on language use in the classroom and in other areas of the school environment.
Transformative Pedagogies for Gaelic Revitalisation
Joanna McPake, Ann Macdonald, and Mona Wilson (University of Strathclyde); Fiona O'Hanlon and Mary Andrew (University of Edinburgh)
This report presents the findings from a small-scale study of teachers’ views on the potential of translanguaging as a classroom pedagogy in Gaelic-medium education (GME).