Gaelic Language Plan

Gaelic Plan and consultation results

The Council is committed to supporting the National Gaelic Language Plan.

Our local plan sets out how we will support the development of the Gaelic language and culture in Edinburgh.

Download the current plan and the results of the public consultation on the plan below in English and Gaelic.

The statutory monitoring report on the progress of the Gaelic Language Plan can also be downloaded below, in English and in Gaelic.

Council Gaelic Language Plan 2017-22

The Council and Gaelic community representatives established a new group to engage with stakeholders to develop the Council's new Gaelic Language Plan 2017-22. 

The group was chaired by the Council's Gaelic Champion, Councillor Lewis Ritchie. It aimed to 

  • undertake a review of 0-18 provision for Gaelic Medium Education (GME), 
  • set out a clear plan for GME growth in this age group 
  • develop a new Gaelic Language Plan with the 0-18 GME strategy at its heart.

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