University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Gaelic Immersion for Teachers

This course combines language training with a focus on pedagogical requirements for working in GME including: understanding approaches to language learning and teaching 'immersion' classrooms; current policy, provision and practice relating to GME; and bilingualism in education.

Course modules

Gaelic 1: Gra`mar, Fuaimneachadh Agus Cainnte La`itheil; Gaelic 2: Leasachadh Conaltraidh; Gaelic 3: Comasan Conaltraidh Adhartach; pedagogy 1: language learning and teaching; pedagogy 2: Gaelic medium education: policy, provision, practice; pedagogy 3: understanding, supporting and promoting bilingualism; learning and teaching.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes formal language tests, assessment of oral and written presentations in Gaelic concerning a range of professionally relevant tasks, and evaluation of the major project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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