Gwen MacQuarrie

Gwen MacQuarrie

  • United Kingdom

Personal profile

Teaching Expertise

I am currently Programme Leader for PGDE (Gaelic Pathway) Primary and Secondary teach on the BA (Urram) Gàidhlig & Foghlam | BA (Hons) Gaelic & Education as well as the MEd Foghlam Gàidhlig | MEd Gaelic Education programme at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

My main areas of expertise lie within the primary school sector, including school management and Gaelic literacy resource creation and development. I am an experienced practitioner within all stages of pre-school and primary in Scotland using Curriculum for Excellence in both Gaelic and English.

Research Interests

  • Gaelic education
  • Leadership in education
  • Immersion education
  • Play led learning at pre-school and primary age
  • Digital learning communities
  • Initial teacher education

Key Projects

I created the first of its kind, new podcast about Gaelic medium education, Oideas available everywhere. Series three of Oideas is currently at the production stage. 

I also create and maintain social media for Teacher Education at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Cultar & Cànan, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI


  • PB1501 Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic, Erse)
  • Gaelic education
  • L Education (General)
  • Teacher educaiton
  • Gaelic teacher ducation


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