Online session to teach Gaelic to more Fife children

Parents and carers across Fife are being encouraged to find out more about teaching children Gaelic at a special online information session this week.

Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 7:41 am

Bòrd na Gàidhlig is inviting people to find out more about Gaelic-medium education, which means that children are taught primarily in Gaelic with English being used as a second language.

Jim Whannel, director of Gaelic education at BnG, will deliver a short presentation on the benefits of Gaelic-medium.

Representatives from Fife' s education service will also be on hand to answer any questions.

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Nicola Masterson, quality improvement officer for the curriculum, explained: “We want to raise the awareness of GME in Fife and we’d like to hear from parents.”

Fife Council will co-host the meeting along with representatives of Comann nam Pàrant, the national organisation which offers advice and support on Gaelic-medium education to parents.

The meeting takes place on Wednesday, November 24, from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

The event is free but those participating must pre-register to attend via Eventbrite.

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