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Course Overview

This course aims to:

  • provide a critical appreciation of how the key concepts of language understanding and development are integrated into subject/stage teaching and how they impact on each other
  • give participants opportunities to understand and review critically pedagogies used to deliver their stage/subject through Gaelic medium
  • examine theories of learning in the context of Gaelic medium and to engage the participants in an interrogation of how the Gaelic language is used in the classroom to teach the subject/stage and how children use the Gaelic language
  • examine policy initiatives and their relationship with Gaelic Medium education

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Catriona Ann Macdonald

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?


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Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

• Critical reflection in the context of GM Education • Reviewing literature • Professional development • Standards awareness • Self evaluation • Critical reflection • Learning logs • Portfolio building and evidence gathering • Involving and sharing with others • Current relevant reading and research

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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