NCGE Resources

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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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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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Charting Your Course – A Handbook for Guidance Counsellors and Information Officers

This handbook has been developed in close collaboration with guidance counsellors and information officers working in the field of adult education. It aims to support career guidance services in providing a better service to all its users but with a particular emphasis on assisting those students who have a disability.

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The Accomplishment Interview

This video was produced 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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Research on The Practice of Counselling by Guidance Counsellors in Post Primary Schools

This research into the practice of counselling by guidance counsellors was undertaken by Professor Mark Morgan and Dr Claire Hayes. It was commissioned by the National  Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE) under the direction of an advisory Steering Group. Download full report (118 pages - PDF 1.7 mb)

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Evidence Based Handbook: Guidance Case Studies

The purpose of this Handbook is to present the work of four guidance counsellors who developed an evidence-based approach for guidance in their schools as part of their participation on the NCGE Whole School Guidance Planning (WSGP) programme.
• Case Study 1 written by Gearóidin Brady, a guidance counsellor working in a school in Donegal.
• Case Study 2 written by Niamh Dwyer, a guidance counsellor working in a school in Kerry
• Case Study 3 written by Dymphna Foody, a guidance counsellor working in a school in Dublin.
• Case Study 4 written by Peter Hyde, a former guidance counsellor and now a deputy principal in a school in Cork.
This Handbook was launched at the National Conference on Guidance 2013 on March 1st with some of those involved speaking to a national and international audience of guidance practitioners and policy makers on their experience.

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Supporting Refugee Students Transition to and Progress in Post-primary School

by Grainne Carley and Jessica Farnan

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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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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Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary schools

Circular 0065/2011 - The Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools have been developed following extensive consultation with the education partners and are based on the recently published Children First – National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2011.

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Susan Kraatz, DG EMPL, speaking at the National Conference on Guidance, 2013

NCGE hosted the National Conference on Guidance in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Friday March 1st, 2013. The theme of the 2013 conference was Lifelong Guidance: Building the Evidence Base.

Susan Kraatz, Policy Officer, DG EMPL, European Commission, spoke at the conference.