National Forum on Guidance First Meeting of 2013

Minister Ruairí Quinn TD formally launched the testing of the Lifelong Guidance Policy Development: European Resource Kit at the National Conference on Guidance on Friday March 1st, 2013.  The Conference marked the first meeting of the National Forum on Guidance for the 2013-14 programme. NCGE invites members of the Forum to participate in a programme for the next two years to test the European Resource Kit. The testing of this resource will provide a structure for sharing information, a mapping exercise for guidance in Ireland and a formal methodology for gathering evidence of our Lifelong Guidance Systems in Ireland. Videos of speeches can be viewed here and powerpoint presentations are available to download

Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE : Building the evidence-base: returns on investment in guidance practice (42 mins)/ Powerpoint presentation (PDF 2.37 MB)

Koen Nomden of DG EAC : Rethinking Education Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes (20 mins)/ Powerpoint presentation(PDF 760kb) 

Susanne Kraatz from DG EMPL : Youth Employment Package and Guidance (20 mins)/ Powerpoint presentation (PDF 414kb)

 Jennifer McKenzie and Raimo Vuorinen : Testing the European Resource Kit in the Irish Context (9 mins)/ Powerpoint presentation (PDF 720kb)

Dr John McCarthy: Final Reflections (16 mins)