Foreign Languages Inquiry Phase 1: School Visits

The launch of the inquiry took place on 14 December 2014 at Dalmarnock Primary School in Glasgow. The visit to Dalmarnock Primary School was the first of seven school visits arranged across Scotland to discuss the issues with those most involved.

See video of the launch.

 

  • Modern language textbooks
    Dalmarnock Primary School Visit

    14th December 2012

    Modern language textbooks at Dalmarnock Primary School, Glasgow.

  • Language teacher talking to students
    Dalmarnock Primary School Visit

    14th December 2012

    Language teacher at Dalmarnock Primary School, Glasgow, talking to students during the launch of the European and External Relations Committee's inquiry into the teaching of foreign languages in primary schools.

  • Committee members speaking to a primary school class.
    Dalmarnock Primary School Visit

    14th December 2012

    Convener Christine McKelvie MSP and Hanzala Malkik MSP, members of the European and External Relations Committee, speaking to students at Dalmarnock Primary School at the launch of the Committee's inquiry into the teaching of foreign languages in primary schools.

  • Convener with primary school children
    Dalmarnock Primary School Visit

    14th December 2012

    European and External Relations Committee Convener, Christine McKelvie at the Committee's launch of its inquiry into the teaching of foreign languages in primary schools, speaking to students at Dalmarnock Primary School, Glasgow.

  • St Elizabeth's Primary School Visit
    St Elizabeth's Primary School Visit

    25th January 2013

    Convener Christina McKelvie MSP, and Clare Adamson MSP, members of the European and External Relations Committee, visit St Elizabeth's Primary School in Hamilton, as part of the Foreign Lanugage Learning in Primary Schools Inquiry.

  • Kilmaurs Primary School Visit
    Kilmaurs Primary School Visit

    8th March 2013

    Willie Coffey MSP, of the European and External Relations Committee, visits Kilmaurs Primary School, as part of the Foreign Lanugage Learning in Primary Schools Inquiry.

  • Lochyside RC Primary School Visit
    Lochyside RC Primary School Visit

    18th March 2013

    Jamie McGrigor MSP, a member of the European and External Relations Committee, visits Lochyside RC Primary School in Fort William, as part of the Foreign Lanugage Learning in Primary Schools Inquiry.

Schools visited

  • Dalmarnock Primary School (central/east Glasgow) - 14/12/12
  • St Elizabeth’s Primary School (Eddlewood, near Hamilton) - 25/01/13
  • Balmerino and Leuchars Primary Schools (East and North Fife) - 18/02/13
  • Darvel and Kilmaurs Primary Schools (East Ayrshire) - 08/03/13
  • Machanhill Primary School (Machanhill, Larkhall) - 11/03/13
  • Lochyside Primary School (Fort William, Highlighlands) - 18/03/13
  • Donibristle Primary School (Dalgety Bay, Fife) - 25/03/13