Welsh Language

Welsh (Cymraeg [kəmˈraːɨɡ] (listen) or y Gymraeg [ə ɡəmˈraːɨɡ]) is a Brittonic language of the Celtic language family that is native to the Welsh people. Welsh is spoken natively in Wales, by some in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina). Historically, it has also been known in English as "British", "Cambrian", "Cambric" and "Cymric".As of September 2020, around 29% of the population of Wales aged three or more reported being able to speak Welsh, and about 16% spoke Welsh daily.The Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 gave the Welsh language official status in Wales, making …

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The future of language education in Europe : case studies of innovative …

EU · 4 May 2020 English

Linguistic diversity is one of the great strengths of the European Union. To foster the potential of linguistic diversity to support multilingual competences of students and help overcome its possible …

education, as they aim to maintain and support the Welsh language in a predominantly English-speaking context


Здоровое наследие: важность культуры в обеспечении устойчивого развития Уэльса

WHO · 2020 Russian

ISSUE 1 | 2020 | 98 – 210 7. Culture and Welsh language is essential to help tackle Wales’ biggest A journey to a Wales of vibrant culture and Welsh language. Cardiff: Office of the Future Generations wales/a- wales-of-vibrant-culture-and-thriving-welsh-language/). 9. Arts Council of Wales. Arts and Health https://futuregenerations.wales/news/culture-and-welsh-language-is-essential-to-help-tackle-wales-biggest-challenges/ https://futuregenerations.wales/news/culture-and-welsh-language-is-essential-to-help-tackle-wales-biggest-challenges/


A healthy heritage: the importance of culture in a sustainable Wales

WHO · 2020 English

and with a  vibrant culture and thriving Welsh language. Public organizations are also required to A Wales of vibrant culture and thriving Welsh Language A resilient Wales A healthier Wales A more being A  Wales of vibrant culture and thriving Welsh language, the Arts Council of Wales was perfectly placed ear-one-2018-english.pdf). 7. Culture and Welsh language is essential to help tackle Wales’ biggest A journey to a Wales of vibrant culture and Welsh language. Cardiff: Office of the Future Generations


The teaching of regional and minority languages in schools in Europe.

EU · 27 September 2019 English

This Eurydice report provides a short overview of policy efforts made across Europe in support of the teaching of regional or minority languages in schools. It firstly presents the reference …

the use of the Welsh language, in support of its vision for a thriving Welsh language in Wales and for development of compulsory Welsh-medium and Welsh language education in support of the Cymraeg 2050 aims Government vision to enable all learners to develop Welsh language skills and to use the language confidently develop a new Welsh language curriculum that inspires learners to learn and use the Welsh language. 2. Enrichment children and young people’s appreciation of the Welsh language, its literature and history, and its relevance


Language equality in the digital age : towards a human language project.

EU · 5 September 2018 English

The EU is a unique endeavour involving more than 500 million citizens sharing about 80 different languages, and while multilingualism is a key feature, it is also one of the …

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Language equality in the digital age - Towards a Human Language Project

EPRS · 24 March 2017 English

The EU is a unique endeavour involving more than 500 million citizens sharing about 80 different languages, and while multilingualism is a key feature, it is also one of the …

Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Serbian, Welsh Language Resources English Czech, Dutch, French, German


Minority languages and education : best practices and pitfalls : research for …

EU · 23 March 2017 English

This report delivers an in-depth comparative analysis of thirteen language case studies in order to gain insight into the situation of minority languages in education in Europe. Indications for best …

the Frisian language in the Netherlands, the Welsh language in Wales or the Sorbian language in Germany increased effort by the Welsh government for Welsh language education. A responsibility that thus this 2016). Other best practices regarding the Welsh language can be found in the case study of Wales in government has founded a Sabbatical Scheme in Welsh-language training for teachers at primary and secondary Higher Education). In Wales, this is called the Welsh Language Skills certificate, and it aims to assist


Research for CULT Committee - Minority Languages and Education: Best Practices and …

EPRS · 15 February 2017 English

This report delivers an in-depth comparative analysis of thirteen language case studies in order to gain insight into the situation of minority languages in education in Europe. Indications for best …

the Frisian language in the Netherlands, the Welsh language in Wales or the Sorbian language in Germany increased effort by the Welsh government for Welsh language education. A responsibility that thus this 2016). Other best practices regarding the Welsh language can be found in the case study of Wales in government has founded a Sabbatical Scheme in Welsh-language training for teachers at primary and secondary Higher Education). In Wales, this is called the Welsh Language Skills certificate, and it aims to assist the


Erasmus+ : European multilingualism experiences from the lifelong learning programme : key …

EU · 22 June 2016 English

Multilateral Network Coordinator The Welsh Language Board, Cardiff, United Kingdom Consortium


The knowledge future : intelligent policy choices for Europe 2050 : report …

EU · 11 January 2016 English

We live in a world of increasing and systemic unpredictability. Accelerating technological change empowers individuals and organizations to be far more productive and destructive than ever before. National and other …

And regional pride is on the rise, from the Welsh language to Catalan independence movements. We cannot


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