The aim of this small-scale study was to investigate the ways CAs can effectively support the development of children’s academic and language proficiency in the Irish Medium immersion early years classroom
Actualising Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Irish-medium education; why, how and why now?
Breandán Mac Gearailt, Gerry Mac Ruairc & Clíona Murray (2021): Actualising Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Irish-medium education; why, how and why now?, Irish Educational Studies.
This paper draws on the findings of a scoping literature review to provide a rationale for actualising CLIL as a pedagogical foundation in Irish-medium post-primary education. The authors will examine the literature and methodologies of CLIL and explore the links with immersion best practice and language acquisition, teaching and learning.
This paper introduces a novel approach to evaluate performance in the executive functioning skills of bilingual and monolingual children.
This article provides an insight into the experience of the leaders of all-Irish schools in the Education and Training Boards sector, both successes and challenges, since the school closures on that fateful day in March 2020. While all schools faced many challenges, school leaders in Irish-medium schools had to deal with certain challenges that were unique to their context.