Gallacher Alison Mrs

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Mrs Alison Gallacher

teaching fellow

Lord Hope Building

Tel : +44 (0)141 444 8049


Personal Statement

I was a Primary Teacher for 14 years, teaching mainly in the upper stages. I participated in the first pilot to teach German in primary school as part of the Foreign Language Programme. I was involved in many working parties and have a special interest in Promoting Positive Behaviour. I was involved in working on a pilot study for “Better Behaviour Better Learning”

I also worked for Glasgow Nautical College for four years in the Early Years department. I taught NC, HNC and PDA students. I also supervised students who were working towards their SVQ4 award for leadership.

I worked with SQA to develop new modules for the PDA. I have been teaching at Strathclyde University since 2006.

Teaching Interests

  • Involved in teaching Maths to B.Ed 1, 2 and 3 year groups.
  • Tutor for "Teaching and Learning" and "PDP" for B.Ed 2.
  • Oversee a major project for B.Ed 4.
  • Tutor for "Teaching and Learning" module of PGDE (Primary) course, and also tutor PGDE Language.

Bibilographical Summary

I have taught in Primary Schools for Fourteen years, mainly in upper stages. I was involved in the first phase of the Modern Language Programme, teaching German to Primary six and seven classes. I was also a lecturer in Further Education, teaching Early Years Modules for six years.


  • MEd  Dissertation: "Children's Perception of Gender Roles"