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Education, Children and Young People Committee

Wednesday 08 May 2024 9:00 AM


Note: This meeting contains Gaelic language and English interpreted audio. To listen to English interpreted audio: 1. Click on the ellipsis button in the video player controls ellipsis 2. Click on und (und) und 3. Click on en (en) 4. Click the ellipsis button again to close the player settings Agenda: 1. Scottish Languages Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Donald Macleod, Chief Officer for Education & Children’s Services, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar; Seonaidh Charity, Chair, Comann Luchd-Teagaisg Àrd Sgoiltean; Bruce Eunson, Scots Language Co-ordinator, and Joan Esson, HM Inspector, Education Scotland; and then from— Dr Sylvia Warnecke, Associate Head of School Students and Nations, School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, Open University in Scotland; Dr Gillian Munro, Principal, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig; Dr Inge Birnie, Co-Chair of the Languages Group, the Scottish Council of Deans of Education; Lydia Rohmer, Principal and Chief Executive, UHI North, West and Hebrides. 2. Evidence Session (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 1.

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