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Survey on the Continuing Professional Development needs of guidance counsellors in secondary schools

Report on the Findings. Published May, 2014.

NCGE conducted a survey of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) needs of guidance counsellors in second level schools in March, 2014. The aim of the survey was to establish the needs of guidance counsellors in relation to CPD and to establish the best modes and delivery timeframes for CPD.

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Pay and Conditions for Adult Guidance Information Officers

Circular 0015/07 - Pay and Conditions for Adult Guidance Information Officers in the Vocational Education Committee or Sponsor of Adult Guidance Projects

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The Implementation Of The National Literacy And Numeracy Strategy

Circular No. 0025/2012 - The Implementation Of The National Literacy And Numeracy Strategy

The National Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2011-2020 seeks to enhance achievement in literacy and numeracy in our primary and post-primary schools. The Strategy includes a number of recommendations in relation to the curriculum, building the capacity of school leaders, enhancing teaching skills through the provision of continuing professional development, strengthening and extending the duration of initial teacher education, and promoting a greater awareness among parents and the community of the importance of literacy and numeracy and their role in relation to literacy and numeracy.

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Career Guidance. A handbook for Policy Makers

The handbook covers four broad policy themes: Improving career guidance for young people; Improving career guidance for adults; Improving access to career guidance; and Improving the systems that support career guidance.

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Professionalising career guidance: Cedefop Panorama Series

Professionalising career guidance: Practitioner competences and qualification routes in Europe -

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Pay and Conditions for Adult Education Guidance Counsellors

Circular 70/2004 - Pay and Conditions for Adult Education Guidance Counsellors and Adult Guidance Co-ordinators

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Youth Unemployment: A Crisis in Our Midst

by Deirdre Hughes and Tibor Bors Borbély-Pecze

This article was published by NCGE as part of the School Guidance Handbook - schoolguidancehandbook.ncge.ie - an online resource to support the development and delivery of the school guidance programme

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Career guidance and public policy: Bridging the gap

Career guidance and public policy: Bridging the gap - This publication reports the findings of a review that was begun in early 2001 of career guidance policies in 14 OECD countries. It has looked at how the organisation, management and delivery of career guidance can help to advance some key public policy objectives. In particular, the review has looked at how career guidance services can assist countries to advance lifelong learning goals, and at how career guidance can help in the implementation of active labour market policies

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Review of Career Guidance Policies: Country Note Ireland OECD

Review of Career Guidance Policies: Country Note Ireland

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Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children

Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children

National Guidance to promote the protection of children from abuse and neglect. It states what organisations need to know to keep children safe, and what different bodies, and the general public should do if they are concerned about a child's safety and welfare.