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Additional support to children in Gaelic Medium

An online resource package has been designed to help practitioners support children in Gaelic Medium Education when they need extra help with speech and language.

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The speaker will be Mary Evans.

Dyslexia and maths concerns?

Do you have dyslexia and struggle with maths.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Lews Castle College struggles to attract required students

Lews Castle College struggles to attract required students

Funding for Lews Castle College UHI will decrease following the news that the college has failed to attract the required student numbers.

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£100,000 boost for dementia friendly communities

£100,000 boost for dementia friendly communities

From the Outer Hebrides to Edinburgh, people who are affected by dementia will enjoy greater support thanks to £100,000 funding from the William Grant Foundation, working in partnership with the Life Changes Trust.

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Revitalised degree from Lews Castle College

Revitalised degree from Lews Castle College

Many of us may yearn after the idea of traditional communities, communally working the land and taking care of each other.

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Excavate St Kilda through Minecraft

Excavate St Kilda through Minecraft

Gamers can excavate and rebuild St Kilda without ever having to visit the isolated archipelago after the World Heritage site was recreated through Minecraft.

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Celebration of Engineering and Science event, SCDI,
Eden Court 10th March 2017

Sgoil Lionacleit STEM Club success

A group of pupils from Sgoil Lionacleit recently travelled to Inverness to take part in the annual regional celebration of Young Engineer’s and Science clubs in schools across the Highlands and Islands.

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Nicolson Institute news

Nicolson Institute news

IOLAIRE PROJECT

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Iolaire Memorial Project awarded £8,000 HLF Grant

Iolaire Memorial Project awarded £8,000 HLF Grant

The Stornoway Amenity Trust were recently granted £8,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for The Iolaire Memorial Project (Proiseact Carragh-Cuimhne na h-Iolaire).

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Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath

Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath

The newly built Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath will be officially opened today (Thursday, February 16).

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Alasdair Allan MSP

MSP hails funding boost for Western Isles schools

Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan has welcomed the news that schools in the Western Isles will benefit from a £275,000 funding boost as part of the Scottish Government’s drive to improve standards in schools.

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Launch of 40th anniversary year for Gaelic publisher Acair

Launch of 40th anniversary year for Gaelic publisher Acair

Acair, the Stornoway based publisher celebrated the start of its 40th anniversary year this week.

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Childcare trials announced

Childcare trials announced

The Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald, has announced the locations for the second round of early learning and childcare expansion trials.

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Pictured are Megan Macdonald and her children at homework time.

Aiding parents with kids in Gaelic Medium

The popular Gaelic4Parents website recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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Professor Clive Mulholland, Principal of the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Committed to collaboration whatever happens next with Brexit

Speaking at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Marine Renewable Energy Research Day event in the European Parliament, Professor Clive Mulholland, Principal of the University of the Highlands and Islands, claimed the threat of losing invaluable collaborations as a result of Brexit is his greatest concern.

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Parliamentary Motion congratulates Gaelic4Parents on 10th anniversary

Parliamentary Motion congratulates Gaelic4Parents on 10th anniversary

A motion has been tabled in the Scottish Parliament to congratulate the popular Gaelic4Parents website on its 10th anniversary.

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Katie MacInnes with one of her Go! Gaelic film co-stars, Alex John Morrison.

Three Stòrlann projects shortlisted in Scottish Gaelic Awards

Gaelic educational resources organisation Stòrlann Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig have been nominated for three awards in the Daily Record’s Scottish Gaelic Awards, with the finals ceremony being held in Glasgow tomorrow night (Wednesday, Nov 16).

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Big Gaelic Survey asks how media can help

Big Gaelic Survey asks how media can help

A new survey has been launched as part of research examining the impact of Gaelic media on learning of the language.

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Semi finalists announced for 2016 national schools debate

Semi finalists announced for 2016 national schools debate

The Debating Chamber of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in Stornoway was the setting for the first two rounds of the National Gaelic Schools’ Debate which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday the 8th and 9th of November.

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