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Early Years Education Development

A new pilot scheme, to help develop early years education, has been created by Comann nam Pàrant (CnamP) and Comunn na Gàidhlig (CnaG), in partnership with Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Three new positions will be created at Comann nam Pàrant, with funding from Bòrd na Gàidhlig, to assist early years groups – 1 Manager and 2 […]


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New Board Member Appointed to Bòrd na Gàidhlig

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Ms Somerville, today announced (26 May 2021) the appointment of Donald MacKay as a Member of Bòrd na Gàidhlig. MEMBER Donald MacKay was born and raised on the Isle of Lewis as a native Gaelic speaker. After training as a Mechanical Engineer and entering the oil and gas […]


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Professor Ken MacKinnon

Bòrd na Gàidhlig are sorry to hear of the passing of Professor Ken MacKinnon at the age of 88. Kenneth was on the board of Bòrd na Gàidhlig (Scotland) between 2003 and 2006.  In February 2006, when Bòrd na Gàidhlig was established under the Gaelic Language Act (Scotland) 2005, Ken continued as a Member of […]


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