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NCGE attending external events

NCGE and NCGE staff members are invited to present/ participate in many national and international events every year.

IAEVG International Conference. September 2015.
Jennifer McKenzie, Director of NCGE, attended the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) conference in Tsukuba, Japan from 18 - 21 September 2015.  The theme of the conference was Restructuring Careers Over Unexpected Powerful Forces and Jennifer presented on the subject of Evidence based policies and practices in Ireland: developing a cross-sectoral approach, as part of the Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation: What We Know Works symposium, chaired by Dr Deirdre Hughes.

Download the presentation (pdf) here.


Education Matters Yearbook 8 - Review of 2014 - Guide to 2015
Education Matters Yearbook 8 was launched by the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O'Sullivan, in the NUI, Merrion Square, Dublin on 9th December, 2014. Jennifer McKenzie, Director of NCGE, attended the event as a contributor to the Yearbook, with an article in the Overview of Further Education section (Chapter 5, page 207).


IGC Conference 2014
Jennifer McKenzie, Director of NCGE, spoke at the Institute of Guidance Counsellor's (IGC) conference in Dublin on 21st March 2014.The speech was made in the context of the research poster presentation event which took place at this year's conference. View here