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.

Entry requirements

Participants should be qualified to teach in Scotland (ie full GTCS registration), and have intermediate level Gaelic, eg Higher Gaelic or Gàidhlig.

Course modules

Gaelic 1: Gràmar, Fuaimneachadh Agus Cainnte Làitheil; 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Module (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Module (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Module (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Module (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Module (Wales) 12 months

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