Teachers (Gaelic)

Part of Education and Young People, Tourism, Culture and Sport – in the Scottish Parliament at 2:15 pm on 8th March 2007.

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Photo of John Farquhar Munro John Farquhar Munro Liberal Democrat 2:15 pm, 8th March 2007

I am sure that, like me, the minister welcomes the expansion of Gaelic-medium education in many areas of Scotland, particularly the Highlands and Islands, where Gaelic-medium education is provided in both primary and secondary schools. A new Gaelic school is being purpose built in Inverness; what initiatives will the Executive promote to ensure that qualified teachers are available to fill the posts?