John’s Questions from Week Beginning 30th September

Below you will find the questions John has put to the Scottish Government last week.

 

Question S4W-17562: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure that, in addition to French, German and Spanish, the SCHOLAR programme provides for Advanced Higher Gaelic.

Question S4W-17561: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what encouragement it is giving to the establishment of more standalone Gaelic schools.

Question S4W-17560: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to bring forward legislation offering a statutory entitlement to Gaelic education.

Question S4W-17559: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure that a course, similar to Ceumannan, is made available to students fluent in the Gaelic language.

Question S4W-17558: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what timetable it has set for the development of Gaelic education.

Question S4W-17557: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government how many teachers trained to teach Gaelic-medium education have moved to teaching in English at the conclusion of their probationary period since 2007 because there was no full-time post available in Gaelic.

Question S4W-17556: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government how many local authorities have cited lack of teachers as a reason for denying access to Gaelic-medium education.

Question S4W-17555: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to outline the differences between Gaelic-medium education and Gaelic learners’ education and the outcomes that could be expected from each.

Question S4W-17554: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it would give prospective parents of a pupil in Gaelic-medium education as to the length of time their child should be immersed in Gaelic.

Question S4W-17553: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government when it started production of, and what plans it has to publish, statutory guidance on Gaelic education.

Question S4W-17552: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what outcomes it envisages from Gaelic-medium education.

Question S4W-17551: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what its definition is of Gaelic-medium education.

Question S4W-17550: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what role single outcome agreements play in the delivery of the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-17.

Question S4W-17549: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure the visibility of Gaelic at major events such as the Commonwealth Games, the Year of Homecoming and the Ryder Cup.

Question S4W-17548: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to strengthen the delivery of the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-17.

Question S4W-17547: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013

To ask the Scottish Government which minister has responsibility to ensure that the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-17 is delivered.