by Clodagh Ní Mhuirí | Mar 9, 2023 | General, Headline, Press release
“With the publication of the first ever primary school curriculum framework today, there is both hope for an innovative approach to the delivery of the curriculum and significant concern about a reduction of the status of teaching and learning of Irish in primary schools,” according to Bláthnaid ní Ghréacháin, CEO of Gaeloideachas.
by Clodagh Ní Mhuirí | Feb 28, 2023 | General, Headline, Policies, Press release
Gaeloideachas welcomes the decision announced today that the proposal to examine Leaving Certificate Irish Paper One at the end of Fifth Year has been shelved. Gaeloideachas, along with other education and Irish-language organisations, was at the forefront of these controversial debates, advocating on behalf of students, their parents, and teachers who were extremely unhappy and concerned about the decision.
by Clodagh Ní Mhuirí | Nov 23, 2022 | General, Headline, Press release, RSO, Uathachas | Autism
At the Gaeloideachas Conference on Special Educational Needs in partnership with COGG today, 24 November 2022, representatives of NEPS, NCSE, the Department of Education and the Inspectorate addressed key concerns raised by teachers in Irish-medium and Gaeltacht schools and heard from teachers and other experts who are working in the sector day-to-day.
by Clodagh Ní Mhuirí | Nov 14, 2022 | General, Headline, Media Resource(Irish), Policies, Press releaseFollowing a number of years petitioning the Department of Education, Gaeloideachas are pleased that the development of a policy for Irish-medium education has begun. “The development of a policy for Irish-medium education outside of the Gaeltacht is a significantly...
by Clodagh Ní Mhuirí | May 16, 2022 | Headline, Press release
Gaeloideachas welcomes the announcement of additional funding for Gaeltacht primary schools to provide additional teaching hours under the Language Assistants Scheme. The Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Sport, Jack Chambers TD, recently announced that additional 3-year funding of up to €72,000 will be provided under the scheme.
by Tonaí Ó Roduibh | Apr 26, 2022 | General, Headline, Parents, Press release, Teachers, Úcráin | UkraineGaeloideachas welcomes the guidelines from the Aonad Um Oideachas Gaeltachta regarding additional language support hours for Gaeltacht achools and Irish schools outside the Gaeltacht to support students from Ukraine in learning the language of their new schools,...