Whole School Guidance

The following list of publications and resources are referenced in and/or are relevant to NCGE - A Whole School Guidance Framework (2017)

The Whole School Guidance Framework is intended to be a resource for schools to support the planning, design and delivery of the whole school guidance programme in line with the requirements of The Education Act (1998), that schools provide students with “access to appropriate guidance to assist them in their educational and career choices” (section 9c). A continuum of support model for the school guidance programme, similar to the school support model of the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS), is presented in the Framework – guidance for all, guidance for some and guidance for a few. The continuum comprises a whole school approach to guidance through guidance-related learning to individualised supports for students. The Framework identifies three areas of learning to facilitate students’ development in eight areas of competence. The areas of learning include: learning relating to oneself (personal/social development), educational opportunities (educational development) and career decision making (career development).  

Referral to these resources and publications may be useful to inform Whole School Guidance planning.