Literacy and Gàidhlig

Principles and practice

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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.

Experiences and outcomes

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.

National Qualifications

An introduction to the literacy and Gàidhlig National Qualifications with links to information on how they are changing.

Assessing progress and achievement: Literacy and Gàidhlig

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.

Support materials

Responsibility of all

All staff have a responsibility to develop, reinforce and extend learning in the following areas.

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Gaelic Medium Education and bilingualism

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