Teacher Education at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is a major contributor to the development and learning opportunities for students interested in teaching in Gaelic Medium Education at primary and secondary level, degree level (BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education) and postgraduate level (PGDE – Gaelic pathway). The BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education undergraduate course is offered entirely in Gaelic, giving students the opportunity to strengthen their language and professional skills through the medium of Gaelic. Lecturers on the course have a wide range of professional skills and experience in secondary and primary teaching which make a significant contribution to the programs.
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI Teacher Education staff are also actively involved in professional learning for teachers and students in Gaelic Medium Education:
Club Irise – Journal Club – six recordings of journal club meetings where a text relating to bilingual education with a particular focus on form was discussed.
PGDE Secondary Education (Gaelic)
The PGDE Secondary Education (Gaelic) course is a one-year, full-time postgraduate teaching qualification in Gaelic-medium secondary teaching.
PGDE Primary Education (Gaelic)
The PGDE Primary Education (Gaelic) course is a one-year, full-time postgraduate teaching qualification in Gaelic-medium primary teaching.
MEd Gaelic Education
The Master of Education (MEd) in Gaelic Education is a three-year programme of professional learning.
BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education
The BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education is delivered through the medium of Scottish Gaelic and has a focus on immersion and bilingual teaching practices in
Dè Do Bheachd?
A new competition, run by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, that is open to all S1-S3 high-school students who are learning Gaelic.
Presentations on papers from research literature related to immersion education.
Welcome to Oideas, a series of interviews about Gaelic medium education.