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.

An Evidence Based Guide to Autism and Bilingualism

Treoir maidir leis an uathachas agus an dátheangachas. Roinntear taighde, sainmhínithe agus straitéisí praiticiúla ann chun tacú le páistí agus daoine óga uathacha rochtain a bheith acu ar an gcuraclam. Cé go bhfuil an treoir bunaithe ar an mBéarla mar Theanga Bhreise (EAL), tá ábhar machnaimh ann do scoileanna lán-Ghaeilge agus Gaeltachta freisin.

An Tumoideachas Gaeilge Sna Luathbhlianta; Treoir Do Choistí | Irish-Medium Early Years Immersion Education Guidance For Committees

This document from Altram © is directed at the management committees of voluntary Irish-medium preschool settings. It provides basic information and recommendations to management committees so that they may formulate and implement policies and practices which will support the provision of high quality Irish Medium Early Years Immersion education.

Principals’ Attitudes Towards the Suitability of Irish Language Immersion Education for Children with Dyslexia

This study explores principals’ attitudes towards the suitability of language immersion education (LIE) enrolment for children with dyslexia in Ireland. It also aims to examine the challenges faced by those in LIE settings working to include children with special educational needs (SEN), specifically dyslexia, in their schools. mixed methods approach including a focus group interview and a self-completion online questionnaire.