Last Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

A’ leasachadh sgilean èisteachd is labhairt ann am Foghlam Meadhan Gàidhlig. Pròiseact co-obrachail. Developing listening and talking skills in Gaelic Medium Education (GME). A collaborative project.

What is this?

​This resource comprises of three case studies which have a specific focus on improving children’s listening and talking skills in Gaelic. The approaches used include active learning and digital technologies.

Practitioners in GME can use this resource to plan learning activities which develop talking skills.

Here are some reflective questions which can be used to accompany this resource:

  • How well does your planning of learning focus on developing listening and talking skills in Gaelic?
  • How effectively are listening and talking skills taken forward as part of high-quality immersion? 
  • How do you ensure that listening and talking activities are challenging, varied and differentiated?
  • How are you able to demonstrate that listening and talking are developed in a progressive way?

It will be useful to use the Advice on Gaelic Education, section 7 and section 10 alongside this resource.


PDF file: Developing listening and talking skills in Gaelic Medium Education: A collaborative project ( 30 KB)

Who is this for?

​It will be of particular interest to practitioners in GME who are considering approaches to raise attainment.

These short video clips should be viewed alongside the case studes.


Case study A


Case study B


Case study C