Irish-medium Early Years Education in the north of Ireland. Eibhlín Mhic Aoidh St Mary’s University College Belfast [email protected] During today’s presentation I hope to. outline the development of the Irish-medium sector in the north of Ireland;
Irish-medium Early Years Education in the north of Ireland
Eibhlín Mhic Aoidh
St Mary’s University College Belfast
Irish-medium primary schools
in the north
Meaningful, contextually rich activities
Focus on listening, understanding and speaking
A thematic approach to early learning
Positive teacher-pupil relarionship
Modelled, shared and guided language activities
Do strategies in use in monolingual settings
need to be adapted to the needs of
young language learners in bilingual settings?
The needs of Irish-medium Educators should be taken into account in delivering common leadership training and support services in a
The role of the adult in early years Irish-medium settings
Activities which encouraged optimum use of Irish language in early years settings
Improving Writing in the target Language at Key Stage 2
Developing Phonological Awareness in the early years
Improving Spelling Strategies with Key Stage 1 Pupils
Independent Reading in Key Stage Two
An Evaluation of the Lift Off Programme in a P.3 Class
Composite Classes in an Irish-medium School
Supporting Special Educational Needs at Key Stage 3: innovative strategies to improve sight vocabulary.
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