AIBRDEENSHIRE COONCIL’S GUIDELINES FOR DORIC IN THE CURRICULUM – PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2017.
FROM ABERDEENSHIRE COONCIL.
This morning we’re posting in Doric as our Education & Children’s Services Committee discuss proposals to support Doric in Aberdeenshire.
Div ye ken – in the Nor-East o Scotland Scots is kent as Doric? In Aiberdeenshire 49% o the population spik Doric.
We want ti support Doric, encouraging the respeck an recognition o’t sae that it can be made eese o an appreciated in aa neuks o life, nae jist spukken in the hame.
Doric is important in the Nor-East as it’s the ilkae-day spukken leid an for cultural heirskip throwe its eese in scrievin poetry an sangs.
In Curriculum for Excellence Scots leid is suitable for skweels tae be able tae celebrate the linguistic an cultural heirskip o their larners.
Our pairtnership wi Creative Scotland celebrates this neuk’s rare cultural heirskip, including the Doric leid, scrievin an traditional music, assets whilk are unique tae the airt an promote a strang sense o identity.
The full Scots Language Guidelines being discussed today, which have also been translated into Doric by our friends at the Elphinstone Institute, can be read here http://bit.ly/ECSCommFeb