• TEG and Marino Institute of Education (Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish)

    TEG and Marino Institute of Education (Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish)

    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:

    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.


    The online TEG  Registration & Payment Form for the Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish is now open.

    Deadline for TEG applications: 1 February 2019.  

    A.  Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Syllabus, Sample Papers 1 & 2 and Sample Teaching Materials  

    B.  Examination guidelines     

    C.  Chief Examiner's Report  

    If you have any queries about this exam, please email teanga@mu.ie or call 01 708 6417.  

    Further information about the Bachelor of Education through the medium of Irish programme is available here