Cairngorms National Park

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CNPA Gaelic Language Plan 2018-2022 approved

7th December 2018

The Cairngorms National Park Authority Gaelic Language Plan 2018 – 2022 / Ùghdarras Pàirc Nàiseanta a’ Mhonaidh Ruaidh Plana Gàidhlig 2018 – 2022 has been approved by Bòrd na Gàidhlig and is now available to view on our website.

The Plan sets out how we will:

  • use Gaelic in the operation of our functions
  • enable the uses of Gaelic when communicating with the public and key partnership
  • promote and develop Gaelic

Highlights in the new Plan, to be delivered by June 2022, include:

  • new building extension bilingual signage review
  • creation of a Gaelic version of the Park brand
  • online guidance and advice re using Gaelic as an asset
  • promote Gaelic experiences with residents and visitors
  • joint Gaelic awareness schools project with Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority
  • Gaelic awareness and conversational staff training plus induction training for rangers/volunteer rangers
  • annual Gaelic awareness month
  • recruitment policy – stronger profile to promote our support for Gaelic speakers to join the organisation
  • Gaelic student intern – research project on Gaelic as an Asset online toolkit

Progress reports will be published annually on our website.