Children come to Gàidhlig education from a wide variety of backgrounds from a household within a strong Gàidhlig speaking community to an environment where no Gàidhlig is spoken.
The principles and practice document is essential reading for teachers as they start working with the experiences and outcomes for literacy and Gàidhlig.
All curriculum areas contribute to the totality of the experiences that make up the new curriculum. You can download the experiences and outcomes for literacy and Gàidhlig.
An introduction to the literacy and Gàidhlig National Qualifications with links to information on how they are changing.
This resource outlines significant aspects of learning and describes what breadth, challenge and application look like to support practitioners in assessing learners’ progress in literacy and Gàidhlig.
- This summary provides key terminology from our publications on Gaelic Education. It does not claim to be comprehensive.
- Summary collating the key resources, advice and guidance to help develop learning and teaching within Gaelic Learner Education, Gaelic Medium Education and Learning about Gaelic language and culture as part of Scotland’s identity.
This resource describes the role of Gaelic Education 3-18 in 'Language Learning n Scotland: A 1+2 Approach'.
Find information on taking a 1+2 approach to language learning, useful for practitioners who are teaching, or planning to teach, a language in P1.
This resource is an online version of The Kist / A' Chiste anthology which contains prose, poetry and drama in various dialects of Scots, and in Gaelic.
This online thesaurus makes it easy to find synonyms and related terms for Gaelic words. It also contains antonyms for some words.
Carinish Primary School is developing language and literacy skills at early level through active learning approaches.
- See more support materials for literacy and Gàidhlig