[lg policy] Anger as Welsh language nurseries told they will have to teach some English to children The proposal threatens the future of Welsh language learning, say teachers, parents and early years teaching experts SHARE 1538 SHARES COMMENTS ByAbbie WightwickEducation Editor 16:50, 29 JAN 2019 NEWS See news near you Enter your postcode Mudiad Meithrin children at the Eisteddfod Yr Urdd in Bridgend Get Daily updates directly to your inbox Enter your email Subscribe See our privacy noticeMore newsletters Plans to make English compulsory at Welsh language nurseries have angered parents, teachers and language campaigners. They say the proposals in the new curriculum threaten the future of the language and the Welsh government's own ambitions for one million Welsh speakers by 2050. Mudiad Meithrin, the voluntary movement specialising in early years Welsh language education set up in 1971, said "no policy has ever been so detrimental to the learning and acquisition of Welsh by children in

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