Gaeltacht Schools

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Gaeloideachas provides support for Gaeltacht schools at primary and post-primary level, including:

  • advice and support from our Gaeltacht Development Officers and Gaeltacht representatives on Gaeloideachas’ Board of Directors
  • consultations and advisory visits to Gaeltacht schools
  • presentations and one-on-one meetings with boards of management, school staff and parents in Gaeltacht schools re the implementation of early immersion 
  • continuous professional development at our Annual Conference in conjunction with COGG, and at various seminars at training events
  • continuous professional development in the area of Special Educational Needs
  • advocacy and representation for Gaeltacht schools on the issues that affect them

The primary concerns raised by Gaeltacht schools in the 2017/18 school year include:

  • the implementation of the Policy on Gaeltacht Education
  • pupil/teacher ratios
  • supply of teachers with fluency in Irish
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Island schools

Gaeltacht Development Officers

Peigí Ní Chonghaile | | 01 8535141 | 087 9452452

Cormac Ó Feinneadha | | 087 9155114

Gaeloideachas, Uimh 4, An Ghorlann, Na Forbacha, Co. na Gaillimhe