Gaelic Advisory Group

Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Reference
2018062427000012
Category
Request Date
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Response Date
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Question

With reference to Staff Note of 18 Nov 2016, can you let me know -

 

(1) who are the current members of the "Gaelic Advisory Group" and what its remit is;

 

(2) which member of the Comhairle's senior management team for Education is in charge of Gaidhlig / Literacy as opposed to "English / Literacy"?

 

(3) which of the 6 officers described as of 18 Nov 2016 has a background in Gaidhlig Medium Education at the primary level?  If any of these individuals has left his/her post since then and been replaced, please include the new officer(s) in this question.

Answer

Please see the information requested below and attached. 

(1) who are the current members of the "Gaelic Advisory Group" and what its remit is; 
Gaelic Advisory membership on agenda and the agenda explains the remit.  Please see attached. 

 

(2) which member of the Comhairle's senior management team for Education is in charge of Gaidhlig / Literacy as opposed to "English / Literacy"? 
Mary Claire Ferguson is in charge of literacy – this includes Gàidhlig and English.

 

(3) which of the 6 officers described as of 18 Nov 2016 has a background in Gaidhlig Medium Education at the primary level?  If any of these individuals has left his/her post since then and been replaced, please include the new officer(s) in this question. 
3 of the six officers have experience of being HTs in schools with Gaelic Medium Education in primary.