Bilingualism Language Training: Welsh across the Areas of Learning (Foundation Phase)
This 2-day language course provides teachers with the linguistic skills to: • make increasing use of Welsh as a medium of communication across all areas of learning following Donaldson’s recommendations and WG Foundation Phase Action Plan (November 2016); and • enhance the use of Welsh as a medium of informal communication throughout the school day both inside and outside the classroom.
Outcomes and Benefits for Delegates • Delegates will be able to further develop their linguistic skills and confidence in communicating in Welsh. • They will be able to use their Welsh language skills across all areas of learning and throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom.
Outcomes and Benefits for Learners in School(s) • Learners will benefit from teachers’ enhanced linguistic skills leading to more effective opportunities to hear and use the Welsh language throughout the school day; • Learners will become active users of Welsh and develop their bilingual skills across all areas of learning; • Learners will be encouraged to develop positive attitudes and enjoyment in learning Welsh.