Scottish Languages Bill (Scots version) - Gaelic and Scots commitments: consultation analysis

External analysis o responses submittit tae the Scots Government's consultation on Gaelic, Scots and a Scots Languages Bill.


Gaelic Medium Education

This table shows the frequency o tags and codin applied when analysin responses for Gaelic Medium Education, considerin aw three questions.

Widespreid uise and forderin 326

Redundancy 236

Fundin and Resoorces 205

Accessibility for and tae Gaelic education provision 125

Community and cultural activities 59

Revised strategic plan/legislation 53

Strang management/leadership 43

Information campaign 43

Institutional barriers and solutions 37

Multilingualism 34

Social barriers and solutions 26

Restriction tae community 24

Chynges in curriculum 23

Pairtnerships and wirkin thegither 23

Monitorin and accoontability for 23

Opportunity for adults 21

Statutory richts and guidance 17

Community engagement 15

Secondary-level provision 15

Legal richt tae GME 11

GME journey 10

Nae comment 6

Tertiary level o GME 4

Immersion opportunities 3

Gaelic Lairner Education 3

Visibility for Gaelic 3

An apolitical approach is needit 2

Business incentives 2

Policy and processes 2

New-fangelt lairnin 2


This table shows the frequency o tags and codin applied when analysin responses for a Gàidhealtachd.

Makkin an forderin o Gàidhealtachd 200

Areas wi a guid nummer o spikkers 194

Redundancy o Gàidhealtachd 93

Nae definition 56

Government Management 53

Incentives/Services in Gàidhealtachd 39

Flexible definition 33

Fundin for Gàidhealtachd 29

Division 29

Community initiatives for language forderin 27

Forderin o Gaelic 24

Hielands and Islands 23

Community engagement for Gàidhealtachd 19

Mair research 14

Policy and legislation for Gàidhealtachd 13

Access tae public services 10

Uphaudin frae the government 10

Incentives and benefits for Gàidhealtachd 9

Areas wi no mony Gaelic spikkers 7

Tier system 6

Gàidhealtachd awready exists 3

Nae comments 3

Accoontability 3

Government agenda 3

Current meisures are eneuch 2

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

This table shows the frequency o tags and codin applied when analysin responses for Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

Structural improvements 128

Lack o public demand 96

Community engagement and consultations 60

Visability and influence o Bòrd na Gàidhlig 60

Fundin for Bòrd na Gàidhlig 47

Resoorces at Bòrd na Gàidhlig 32

Statutory pouers 26

Pairtnerships and wirkin thegither 23

Waste o public resoorces 20

Accoontability and transparency 17

Flexible/decentralised approach 17

Nae comment 16

Satisfaction wi Bòrd na Gàidhlig 8

Lack o awareness o Bòrd na Gàidhlig 7

Recognition o Bòrd na Gàidhlig 6

Dissatisfaction wi Bòrd na Gàidhlig 3

Staff at Bòrd na Gàidhlig 2

Strang leadership 2

Scots Leid

This table shows the frequency o tags and codin applied when analysin responses for the Scots Leid.

Redundancy/Waste o public resoorces 328

Mair uise and forderin 314

Fundin and Resoorces 133

Legislation 76

Nae opinion 48

Addressin the misinformation regairdin Scots 46

Accessibility through education 38

Official and legal recognition for Scots 35

Public recognition and uphaudin for Scots bodies 28

Visibility o Scots bodies 26

Community engagements 14

Pairtnerships and wirkin thegither 13

Definin Scots is important for its uise and forderin 13

Scots awready weel-kent and in public uise 11

Accoontability 10

Division 7

Strategy for Scots bodies 4

An apolitical approach is needit 3

Dissatisfaction wi Scots bodies 2

Lack o kennin aboot Scots bodies 2

Opportunities for adults 1



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