University of Aberdeen
Gaelic Medium Education
This programme is relevant to secondary subject specialists or primary teachers who have achieved the Standard for Full Registration (SFR) and who have an advanced level of Gaelic fluency/literacy sufficient to deliver in Gaelic medium, and a commitment to convert to Gaelic medium if possible.
Course 1: language development in Gaelic medium. Teaching Formative assessment of language development and linguistic skills (listening, talking, reading, writing) oral presentation to parents on benefits of bilingualism and Gaelic Medium Education; portfolio of lesson plans with associated assessment instruments and resources relevant to teaching, organisation and management of the Gaelic medium classroom. 1 chosen lesson delivered to peer participants, course tutors and mentors during final face-to-face contact session. Course 2: critical reflection in Gaelic medium.
Formative assessment of components of the professional portfolio e.g. learning journals; self evaluation against the benchmarks of the SFR; reflective journal etc.
reflective writing task with supporting portfolio of evidence. Summative assessment of portfolio of evidence related to the SFR within the context of Gaelic medium teaching - 2000-4000 words. Reflective Report analysing aspects of learning in relation to the SFR with specific reference to the activities within the portfolio (approx 4000 words).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 290 per Credit (EU)||12 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 290 per Credit (England)||12 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 840 per Credit (International)||12 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 290 per Credit (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 290 per Credit (Scotland)||12 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 290 per Credit (Wales)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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