News Articles, Research and Publications

Below are a selection of news articles, reports, studies and publications which show the benefits of bilingualism. Click on the links to read more.

Irish Medium Pupils Get Higher English Scores
  Pupils in Irish medium schools are achieving better English results than children in English medium...
The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli
  It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like t...
Do you want children who are smarter and have superior social skills?
  "If you're a parent, you instinctively want what's best for your children. So, wha...
The benefits of learning a new language and being bilingial
      https://www.teacher.org/daily/benefits-learning-new-language-being-bilingual...
The bilingual advantage
  A cognitive neuroscientist, Ellen Bialystok has spent almost 40 years learning about how bilingualis...
Being Bilingual Protects The Brain
  Being bilingual protects the brain. Being fluent in two languages may help to keep the brain sharper...
Bilingual Schools Thrive In Nations
  At lunchtime in a small classroom on the edge of Belfast, a small group of five and six year olds ar...
Mum & dad made me multi-task better.
  Bilingual children are less easily confused and are less likely to develop Alzheimer's when they...
Gaelic pupils 'do well' in school.
  Pupils learning Gaelic 'match and better' their peers in other subjects, Highland Council ha...
Irish Speakers Have Head Start in Jobs Race
  Irish speakers are a new elite in employment and education, according to a cross-boarder analysis by...
A second language gives toddlers an edge
  Toddlers who learn a second language from infancy have an edge over their uni-lingual peers, accordi...
Bilingual Minds
  The regular use of two languages by bilingual individuals has been shown to have a broad impact on l...
Research points to cognitive gains of Irish-medium schools.
  GROUNDBREAKING research carried out by academics from Queen’s University has demonstrated the...
Mentor project credited with aiding new Gaelscoileanna
  A mentoring scheme has been credited with helping two fledgling Irish-language schools achieve prais...
Results indicate that learning through Irish improves English and Maths performance
  Irish-Medium Schools in Northern Ireland excelling in English and Maths. Press release Iontaobhas an...
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Surprising advantages of Bilingual Education
  Studies suggest that teaching our children to speak more than one language can provide surprising, l...
Alzheimer's warded off by bilingualism
  A cognitive neuroscientist, Ellen Bialystok has spent almost 40 years learning about how bilingualis...
New report highlights the benefits of bilingualism for mathematics students in Ireland
  The aim of the study was to investigate Irish post-primary and undergraduate bilingual mathematics s...
Why Bilinguals are Smarter
  An article from the New York Times – 23/03/2012. Speaking two languages rather than just on...
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