Last Updated: Wednesday, February 03, 2021

A’ cur taic ris an Ìre Thràth ann am Foghlam Tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig / Supporting the Early Years in Gaelic Medium Education

What is this?

​​Tha an goireas Ionnsachadh Proifeiseanta seo a’ co-roinn bheachdan practaigeach, bho measgachadh de shuidheachaidhean, ro-sgoile agus bun-sgoile gus taic a thoirt do luchd-obrach a tha ag obair aig an Tràth Ìre le Curraicealam airson Sàr-Mhathais.

This professional learning resource is designed to support practitioners who work at early level within Curriculum for Excellence. It shares practical ideas from a variety of pre-school and primary settings.

Who is this for?

​Practitioners in early years Gaelic Medium Education, leaders in early learning and childcare settings, school leaders, education authorities.​

​How to use this professional learning resource to improve practice

This resource should be used as part of professional learning activities to support practitioners working in early learning and childcare settings in evaluating and planning for improvement.

This resource will support staff to:

  • gain a deeper understanding of good practice in Early Learning
  • develop an understanding of how to support children who have additional support needs
  • support staff in planning and assessing children’s learning
  • gain greater knowledge and understanding of their role as leaders of learning and also the child’s role in leading their own learning
  • gain greater knowledge and understanding of the impact of the outdoor environment on learning and teaching
  • gain a better understanding of the importance of smooth, well planned pre-school into primary school transitions
  • gain greater knowledge and understanding of good practice in self-evaluation.

The following publications will be useful to use alongside this resource:

Advice on Early Le​arning and Childcare: Total immersion​ (3.5 MB)

Advice on Gaelic Education/Comhairle mu Foghlam Gàidhlig​​

How Good is our Early Learning and Childcare?

ELC summary resources 

Building the Ambition

How Good is our School? (fourth edition)

Download(s)

Note: These documents may contain links to resources that have been moved during the recent development of our websites. We aim to update these links very soon.

​PDF file: Planadh / Planning (83 MB)

PDF file: Planadh / Planning challenge questions (223 KB)

PDF file: Ionnsachadh agus teagasg / Learning and teaching (36 MB)

PDF file: Ionnsachadh agus teagasg / Learning and teaching challenge questions (224 KB)

PDF file: Ionnsachadh Gniomhach / Active learning (97 MB)

PDF file: Ionnsachadh Gniomhach / Active learning challenge questions (223 KB)

PDF file: Measadh / Assessment (54 MB)

PDF file: Measadh / Assessment challenge questions (222 KB)

PDF file: Feumalachdan Taic 'a Bharrachd / Additional Support Needs (30MB)

PDF file: Feumalachdan Taic 'a Bharrachd / Additional Support Needs challenge questions (263 KB)

PDF file: Fein luachadh / Self-evaluation (47 MB)

PDF file: Fein luachadh / Self-evaluation challenge questions (223 KB)

PDF file: Arainneachdan airson ionnsachadh / Learning environments (63 MB)

PDF file: Arainneachdan airson ionnsachadh / Learning environments challenge questions (224 KB)

PDF file: Ceannas airson ionnsachadh / Leadership of learning (36 MB)

PDF file: Ceannas airson ionnsachadh / Leadership of learning challenge questions (223 KB)

PDF file: Eadar ghluasadan / Transitions (55 MB)

PDF file: Eadar ghluasadan / Transitions challenge questions (223 KB)

PDF file: Parantan luchd curaim agus a choimhearsnachd / Parents carers community (72 MB)

PDF file: Parantan luchd curaim agus a choimhearsnachd / Parents carers community challenge questions (226 KB)

PDF file: Driving improvements for Gaelic's future (9 MB)