The second meeting of the National Forum on Guidance 2017 was held on Wednesday 18th of October in The Clock Tower, Department of Education and Skills. At The Forum, representatives from a cross section of guidance sectors met to listen to presentations and discuss the theme of 'Addressing the challenge of diversity for guidance'.
The 'Summary of Discussion' full document can be downloaded HERE
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Opening the Forum meeting , outlined the National context, referring particularly to Goal 1 of the DES Action Plan for Education 2017:
"Improve the learning experience and the success of learners: Enhance well-being in our school communities - Fostering the personal development, health and well-being of learners and the wider school community helps to ensure that our children and young people develop resilience, have respect for diversity, learn to create and maintain supportive relationships and become active and responsible citizens in society."
Before the formal proceedings got underway participants were asked to note one thing about themselves that it was likely no one else would know. Below are some samples.
Some additional 'prompt' videos
Below are links to some useful related resources hosted on the 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'