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    Changes to the post-graduate entry process for primary teaching

    By tegadmin DD/Nov | 0 comments
    On 13 Novembet 2018,the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh T.D.,  announced a plan to have one oral Irish examination for students seeking to gain entry to post graduate programmes for primary teaching run by DCU, Maynooth University, Marino Institute of Education and Mary Immaculate College (the four State-funded providers of primary teacher training).  

    TEG Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Oral Exam - New Section Added

    By tegadmin DD/Sep | 0 comments
    Candidates who intend taking the Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) exam in 2019 should be aware that there will be an extra section in the oral exam going forward. As well as (i) answering syllabus-based questions and (ii) describing a picture, candidates will engage in a role-play task as part of the oral exam.  Full details are available here.  

    TEG Exams - Summer 2018

    By tegadmin DD/May | 0 comments
    The following TEG exams will take place at Maynooth University during July and August 2018: Meánleibhéal 1 (B1), Meánleibhéal 2 (B2), Ardleibhéal 1 (C1) and Bonnleibhéal 2 (A2) . Click here for further information on dates and applications.  

    TEG Award presented to Roibeard Ó hEartáin, Irish Language Officer, Kerry County Council

    By tegadmin DD/Nov | 0 comments
    During Oireachtas na Samhna 2017 in Killarney, Maynooth University presented Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge Irish Language (TEG) certificates to successful candidates from Co. Kerry who recently undertook oral exams. At the same event, a newly established award, Gradam TEG, was presented to Kerry County Council’s Irish Language Office in recognition of the exceptional work that the organisation has done in developing and promoting the use of Irish in the workplace and throughout the county.

    TEG Certificates awarded in Kerry

    By tegadmin DD/Jan | 0 comments
    TEG Certificates were presented to Kerry County Council staff members at a presentation ceremony on Tuesday 13 December 2016. Kerry County Council are committed to creating and developing the opportunity for the people of Kerry to conduct their business with the Council in either official language of the State.

    Irish for Parents

    By tegadmin DD/Oct | 0 comments
    A new website for parents, www.irishforparents.ie,  has been developed by Gaelscoileanna as a resource for parents whose children attend Irish-medium primary schools and also as a resource for teachers who teach Irish language classes for parents. Parents and teachers can access Irish language learning and teaching materials which are based on daily family life. Materials are based on TEG syllabuses which gives learners the opportunity to become familiar with the TEG system and eventually, to take TEG exams.

    International Award for Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG)

    By tegadmin DD/Apr | 0 comments
    As part of the international conference of Language Commissioners held in Galway this week (8/3/16), Maynooth University Centre for Irish Language has been awarded the ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) Q-mark for its series of Irish language proficiency exams, Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG). 

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