United Kingdom

University of the Highlands and Islands

12b Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, United Kingdom

University of the Highlands and Islands

Secondary Teaching (Gaelic Medium)

This course will prepare you for life as a secondary teacher in Gaelic Medium Education (GME), with the skills and knowledge, to influence the lives of the young people you teach. The PGDE (Secondary) consists of 18 weeks study at the university (based at Lews Castle College, Stornoway and at the Nicolson Institute in Stornoway), plus 19 weeks in professional practice in schools. You must be a fluent Gaelic speaker, your language proficiency will be assessed through interview. On this pathway parts of the course are delivered through the medium of Gaelic, all written assessments will be done in Gaelic and you will complete the majority of your school practice in a GME setting, plus one placement in an English speaking classroom. Further information about studying on our PGDE programmes.

  • Qualification
    Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Lews Castle College UHI,Stornoway