Cultural Education Case Study: Soillse - Gaelic Language and Culture

Cultural Education Case Study: Soillse - Gaelic Language and Culture

The College of Arts is a partner in the interuniversity project Soillse: The National Research Network for Maintenance and Revitalisation of Gaelic Language and Culture. Funded by the universities, Scottish Funding Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the College’s research projects are in the area of corpus development, language planning, the acquisition of Gaelic by learners and how to measure language proficiency, and Gaelic broadcasting.

As part of the corpus development strand, the College has recently been commissioned by Bòrd na Gàidhlig to undertake research on ‘Corpus Planning for Gaelic’, which will set out the foundations for future corpus planning for the Gaelic language.

Partners:
Scottish Funding Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, University of Edinburgh, University of Aberdeen, University of the Highlands & Islands and Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Academic:
Prof Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh


To learn more about this project or to discuss developing a partnership with the College of Arts please contact Dr Fraser Rowan the College of Arts Business Development manager by email or phone (0141 330 3885).

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