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Anne Thirkell

Lecturer and Course Leader – MEd Gaelic Education


  • BSc (Hons) Anatomy – Aberdeen University (1995)
  • PGCE (Primary) – North Highland College (1996)
  • HNC Gaelic and Communications – Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (1997)
  • MRes (Education) – Aberdeen University (2014)


Anne is interested in research relating to Gaelic medium education. She is a PhD student and her area of research is looking at the strategies used by Gaelic medium primary teachers to develop Gaelic language through content and language integrated learning.


Lecturer and Course Leader – MEd Gaelic Education

Further information

GTCS (General Teaching Council for Scotland) MacLeod, M., MacLeod, M.,Thirkell, A., Coyle D. (2014) Young Speakers’ Use of Gaelic in the Primary Classroom: A Multi-Perspectival Pilot Study.  Soillse.

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