About Ùlpan

About UsÙlpan is a fast and effective way to learn a language. It has been used for over 50 years to great effect in Israel, where it originated, and in Wales, where it has brought thousands of learners to fluency in Welsh.  

In Scotland, over 4,000 students have registered with Ùlpan since its launch in 2007.  The course is made up of 144 units, with most students doing a minimum of two 1.5 hour sessions each week.

If you want to read more about learning Gaelic through Ùlpan, visit our Learning page.

To see which courses are currently on offer, take a look at the Courses page.  Alternatively, you can email oileanaich@ulpan.co.uk

Tutor training

For anyone wanting to teach the Ùlpan system, they first must successfully complete the tutor training course. This a specially created course to teach the practical skills required in order to teach the language. This is currently done through two days skills training and six days live teaching, which is assessed. Upon completion, a registered tutor can gain employment as an independent or through providing classes for public sector bodies, such as colleges and local authorities.

For more information on the tutor training please contact oidean@ulpan.co.uk.