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Award: Distance Learning
Study Mode: Distance Learning
Course Contact: Anne Thirkell



Gaelic CLPL Opportunity - Streap: Postgraduate Certificate in Gaelic Medium Education


The Postgraduate Certificate in Gaelic Medium Education (Streap) is a Master’s Level qualification of 60 credits at SCQF Level 11.  The programme is aimed at Gaelic speaking GTCS registered teachers (nursery, primary or secondary) who are seeking Gaelic medium education CLPL, or those who are currently in English medium education and who wish to further develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in order to teach in Gaelic medium education.

Recruitment for the next intake of Streap (September 2021) has now started. The programme is mainly delivered online, with three face-to-face meetings in Glasgow and regular telephone tutorials. It is delivered through the medium of Gaelic and allows practitioners to extend their knowledge and understanding of the theory and research behind Gaelic medium education, while at the same time developing their Gaelic language skills and understanding of Gaelic grammar. 

Streap is run in partnership between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and the University of Aberdeen, with full funding from the Scottish Government.  All the costs of attendance on Streap, plus any travel and teaching supply costs are met from the programme budget.

Further information on the programme is available at:  or by contacting Anne Thirkell, Programme Co-ordinator