A 1+2 Approach

By 2021, every school in Scotland will offer children the opportunity to learn a first additional language from primary one, and a second additional language by primary five.

FAQs - Practitioners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the consultation early 2017. While we are not able to address every single query that was submitted, these FAQs address the most common questions that arose in the survey.
In relation to queries around operational concerns such as teacher shortages or local funding, we refer you to your local authority representative.
1 Scottish Government (2012) Language Learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach
Clinton, B. and Vincent, M. (2009) Leading the way: Co-ordinating primary languages. Young Pathfinder 16. London: CILT
3 Information about the Strategic Implementation Group on the Scottish Government website.
4 Modern Languages CfE Benchmarks, published March 2017 by Education Scotland
5 Christie, J., Robertson, B., Stodter, J. and O’Hanlon, F. (2016) A Review of Progression Implementing The 1+2 Language Policy
6 Spöring, M., Doughty, H. and de Britos, A. (2017) 1+2 Moving Back and Looking Forward
University of Strathclyde Education Scotland British Council Scotland The Scottish Government
SCILT - Scotlands National centre for Languages