Education: Language on the march

15th August 2003 at 01:00

Addysg Gymraeg, Addysg Gymreig (Welsh Medium Education, Welsh Education)

Edited by Gareth Roberts and Cen Williams
School of Education, University of Wales, Bangor pound;14.95

Just over a century ago, the only Welsh heard in schools in Wales would have been in the playground, out of teachers' earshot. Speaking Welsh could land you with the infamous Welsh Not, a sign strung around the neck. The child left wearing the Not at the end of the day would be whipped. The only way out would be to find another child speaking Welsh and pass the Not on to them.

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