Marino Institute of Education will be accepting applications soon for the new Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish programme which will commence in 2019. As part of the course entry process, applicants will be required to take the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Irish-language examination. Applicants must achieve 50% or higher in this examination to satisfy entry requirements. All language skills will be tested in this examination: Speaking, Listening Comprehension, Writing and Reading Comprehension. You will find further information and sample papers below.
Are there any extra CAO points for having a Pass (50% or higher) in the TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Examination?
Yes. With regard to CAO points for the Baitsiléir san Oideachas Trí Mheán na Gaeilge only, 40 extra points will be awarded to each candidate who obtains a Pass (50% or higher) in the TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) examination. 40 points is the maximum number of points which will be awarded and no extra points beyond that will be awarded to any candidate who obtains a mark higher than 50% in the B1 exam, or to candidates who have passed TEG exams at higher levels than B1. This applies only to the Baitsiléir san Oideachas Trí Mheán na Gaeilge. If you have any questions, please contact Marino Institute of Education directly on 01 805 7700.
Date of TEG examination: 23 February 2019
Examination venue: Maynooth University and in other centres nationwide (Donegal, Mayo, Galway, Limerick, Kerry, Cork, Kilkenny) , subject to demand.
Examination Fee: €150
- There will be a discounted rate for schools in which there are groups of 15 applicants or more.
- Marino Institute of Education will refund the TEG exam fee to applicants who pass the TEG B1 exam and who register as students on the Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish programme.
A. Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Syllabus, Sample Papers 1 & 2 and Sample Teaching Materials
B. Examination guidelines
C. Chief Examiner's Report
When will the results of this examination be issued?
Results will be issued by post on the 14 March 2019.
I want to appeal my result. What can I do?
You will have until 5pm on 27 March 2019 to appeal your result with the TEG office and your exam will be re-marked. This will cost €35, payable by cheque or postal order. The appeals form and information regarding the appeals procedure are available here. Finalised marks will be issued via email soon after.
If you have any queries about this exam, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 708 6417.
Further information about the Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish programme is available here.