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Award: Distance Learning
Study Mode: Distance Learning
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Streap is appropriate for:

  • Nursery, primary and secondary school teachers who are registered with the GTCS.
  • Streap is fully-funded by the Scottish Government.

What is Streap?

  • A teaching certificate (60 credit points) at Masters’ level, delivered by Aberdeen University and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.
  • An opportunity to improve your own Gaelic skills (writing, reading, talking and listening).
  • An opportunity to extend your knowledge of Gaelic medium education and to learn more about subjects such as bilingualism and immersion.
  • An opportunity to meet and work alongside other teachers who are involved in teaching through the medium of Gaelic.


How is Streap run?

  • Streap is a distance learning programme, with three face-to-face meetings, which runs for an academic year.
  • Participants will receive language support from a language tutor, and support on other aspects of the programme from a mentor.
  • Most of the programme is delivered online.
  • The programme is assessed both formatively and summatively.


Further information on this course is available on Aberdeen University's website: