18 April 2020 (BBC)
Until a few weeks ago, non-Welsh speaking parents who had chosen Welsh-medium education assumed their children would spend about 30 hours a week immersed in the language - at school. Now attempting to "home school" in a language they don't speak, they face an extra layer of challenge.
In Cardiff, for example, about 63% of pupils in Welsh-medium schools come from homes where no Welsh is spoken. On top of anxiety about coronavirus and general concern about education, some parents are worried their children's Welsh language skills will suffer.
2 April 2020 (BBC)
Schools are likely to be closed until August in a bid to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Teachers have provided learning packs and online activities for students and many parents will want to help.
So what should parents be doing?
Education correspondent Jamie McIvor posed some common questions to a number of experts in Scottish education to get a sense of what they would advise.
None of this advice is statutory and there will be a range of different opinions. Parents with specific concerns should speak to their child's school, most practically via e-mail.
14 February 2020 (Clydebank Post)
Pupils from Corpus Christi Primary School marked the end of a weekly cooking club by celebrating a Spanish tapas night.
Youngsters who attend Spanish Club “El Club Español Familiar” along with family members, travelled to Tennent’s Cook School last Thursday - coinciding with Language Week Scotland.
The event marked their final week with a family celebration theme to apply all of their new language skills.
Zoo fun with Mandarin - Free mini classes at Edinburgh Zoo
30 October 2018 (RZSS)
Zoo Fun with Mandarin is a mini Mandarin language course with a difference. It is an opportunity to learn Mandarin whilst also finding out about animals at the zoo and RZSS projects. The course is suitable for 8 years to adult and these are family learning sessions so children must be accompanied by an adult to attend.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo hosts the first science specialist Confucius Classroom in the world.