Teisteanasan eile

Tha SQA a solarachadh raon de theisteanasan Gidhlig do na h-uile bho luchd-ionnsachaidh gu fileantaich. Tha iad a cuimseachadh air, chan e a-mhin sgilean cnain, ach a gabhail a-steach eileamaidean ciil, cultarail, eachdraidheil agus dreuchdail.  

Tha am Barantas Niseanta (NC) ann an Elas Ceilteach a solarachadh luchd-ionnsachaidh le tuigse do leasachaidhean lithreach anns na gnomhachasan cruthachail, cultarail is dualchais, cnan na Gidhlig, poilitigs nan niseanan Ceilteach agus cel is dannsa traidiseanta le comas air a dhol air adhart gu sgrdadh nas adhartaiche anns na raointean sin. Faodaidh luchd-ionnsachaidh Duaisean Buidhne a bharrachd a choileanadh a tha neadaichte an taobh a-staigh a Bharantais Niseanta. 

Far am bi ionadan a taghadh nan Aonadan buntainneach mar roghainnean, faodaidh tagraichean Crsa Sgilean Obrach, Duais no Duais Adhartais Niseanta, a chosnadh. 

Tha an Duais Adhartais Niseanta a leasachadh tuigse fharsaing de shaoghal na Gidhlig agus buntanas na Gidhlig ann an co-theacsaichean cho-aimsireil. Tha i ag adhartachadh luach agus cleachdadh air cnan is cultar na Gidhlig le bhith a danamh feum de sgilean ciil ann an sgrobhadh, riteachadh agus coileanadh rain Gidhlig fin-sgrobhte. Thathar a cur luchd-ionnsachaidh an aithne do fhreumhan danamh- ciil Gidhlig mus cuimsichear air an eadar-ghluasad gu cel co-aimsireil Gidhlig, cmhla ri cur an gnomh Gidhlig an lib ghnithean an latha an-diugh. 

Other qualifications

SQA provides a range of Gaelic qualifications suitable for everyone from learners to fluent speakers. They focus not only on language skills but also incorporate musical, cultural, historical and vocational elements.

The National Certificate (NC) in Celtic Studies provides learners with an understanding of current developments in the creative, cultural and heritage industries, Gaelic language, the politics of the Celtic nations and traditional music and dance with the possibility of progression to more advanced study in these areas. Learners can achieve additional Group Awards that are embedded within the NC.

Where centres choose the relevant Units as options, candidates can gain a Skills for Work Course, an Award, or a National Progression Award.

The National Progression Award develops a broad understanding of the Gaelic world and the relevance of Gaelic in contemporary contexts. It promotes the appreciation and use of Gaelic language and culture by harnessing musical skills and talents in the writing, arranging and performing of self-composed Gaelic songs. Learners are introduced to the roots of Gaelic music making before focusing on the transition to contemporary Gaelic music and the application of Gaelic to current genres. They also have the opportunity to become familiar with the latest sound recording technology.