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  • May 26, 2011
  • 12:02 PM

Teachers go back to classroom to learn to give lessons in Gaelic

Fiona MacLeod, Laura Carlin / Scotsman
SOARING demand for children to be taught in Gaelic has led to a pilot scheme to train non-native speakers. Glasgow alone has seen the number of pupils taught by teachers speaking Gaelic rather than English almost double in less than four years. Now a pilot scheme at Glasgow University has seen 12 teachers from across Scotland, who normally teach in English, learn how to teach in Gaelic.

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