An t-Alltan Workshops, 2018
An t-Alltan 2018 - Joan MacKay, Education Scotland, Keynote speech
An t-Alltan - Workshops 2018 - Josie Macleod


The An t-Alltan 2019 conference for Gaelic teachers and Early Years staff will be held in the
MacDonald Aviemore Conference Centre,
on 2 and 3  October.

 The conference will be an excellent professional learning opportunity for Gaelic educationalists and will provide delegates with the opportunity to have a look at new initiatives for teaching and learning through a series of talks and workshops.

Registration will open at the end of July. Please keep an eye on this page for other updates.



Workshops 2019

Early Years

1. Learning together 

Marianne Nairn  & Gillian Forbes

CALA/ Peeple

Learning Together – Helping children and parents to play and learn together.

2. Introduction to Gàidhlig nan Òg

Jackie Mullen

Jackie Mullen, co-ordinator of Stòrlann’s new resource Gàidhlig nan Òg, will be delivering a workshop on its content and potential use in both early years and home settings.

There will be an opportunity to look at the website layout and explore some of the themes within it. e.g The Body & Face, Numbers and Daily Routines.


3. Cluich a ’muigh

Bòrd na Gàidhlig Early Years Workers

Ideas and resources for simple activities for use outside with parents and young children. 


4. Let’s sing together

Lisa MacDonald

Song is a powerful way to engage young children in language learning opportunities. With care, and with an understanding of the particular needs of the target audience, the learning potential can be maximised.

Twilight Sessions

In addition to the earlier workshops, we are pleased to offer hour-long twilight sessions as follows:

  1. Cearcall (Mindfullness)
  2. STaG – Speech Therapy and Gaelic App
  3. IntoFilm
  4. Reviving Gaelic 3-18

Conference Timetable

Tuesday 1 October
19:00 – 20:00


An t-Alltan 2019


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