Appeal for Support

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE

An appeal for support has been issued by the Gaelic Medium support group Comann Nam-Pàrant – Inbhir Nis:

They ask:

“Can you help us?

The Highland Council are considering appointing a non Gaelic speaking Head Teacher to a permanent post at Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir Nis.

As parents we believe that a permanent fluent Gaelic Head Teacher is essential for our school because:

• It is essential for our children who are the future of Gaelic

• Gaelic medium education should embrace and include all aspects of Gaelic culture not just the language

•Total immersion creates fluent, capable and confident Gaelic speakers, nurtured in a totally Gaelic environment

• Gaelic deserves a high status in the school and to be respected by all

• It sets a precedent for other Gaelic medium schools not only in the Highlands but across Scotland

We ask you to please consider the points above, and to help us secure a Gaelic Speaking Head Teacher, thank you.

Please find out more and show your support by…

‘Liking’ our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/CnPCeannard

Visiting our Website – www.cnp-inbhirnis.com

Email us – cnp.inbhirnis@gmail.com.

Writing to: The Area Education Manager – South, Highland Council HQ,
Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX”

Celtic League branches and individual members can contribute support using the links above.

J B Moffatt (Mr)
Director of Information

29/10/12

For comment or clarification on this news item in the first instance contact:

General Secretary, Celtic League:

gensec@celticleague.net

The General Secretary will determine the appropriate branch or General Council Officer to respond to your query.

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