Spring 2021 Webinar Series

‘Whole School Guidance Provision - Examples of Good Practice’

27th April 2021

This webinar showcased examples of good practice in applying the principles of Looking at Our Schools and School Self Evaluation in terms of Whole School Guidance planning and improvement.
It also outlined further the wealth of material available on the NCGE website in relation to Whole School Guidance.

Representatives from three different schools contributed to this webinar from Voluntary and Community/ETB, small and large, located in rural and urban settings. 
DEIS and non-DEIS were similarly represented.

You can access the accompanying presentation below and view the webinar recording on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link'.

'Whole School Guidance and 'Looking At Our Schools' (LAOS)'

2nd March 2021

This webinar connects whole school guidance planning' with 'Looking at Our Schools' (LAOS).
It is an initial or introductory webinar on the utilisation of LAOS to improve identified aspects of whole school guidance planning.
While this webinar is suitable for all schools in terms of an informative piece, it is most appropriate for schools who have previously attended CPD on 'Whole School Guidance Planning.'

You can access the accompanying presentation below and view the webinar recording on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link'.
The additional accompanying resource is available directly under this post.

'The Inclusion of Parents in Whole School Guidance (Planning and Practice)'

19th January 2021

This webinar discussed how to include the voice of parents in planning, and the participation of parents in the practice of Guidance.
NCGE partnered with the National Parents Council Post Primary Ireland (NPCPP) in the creation and presentation of this webinar..

You can access the accompanying presentation below and view the webinar recording on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link'.
The additional accompanying resources are available directly under this post.

Whole School Guidance Planning - Parent Questionnaire

This questionnaire has been designed as an example of the types of questions post-primary schools might ask parents in order to inform the Whole School Guidance plan and therefore local school practice.

This document is in Word Format with editable sections.
By saving to your device you can then type directly into the template fields provided, or you can delete the prefilled content and print, or you can copy the content for use in an online survey tool.

The Inclusion of Parents in Whole School Guidance (Template)

This template has been designed to catalyse discussion about what might be added to a Whole School Guidance Plan in order to effectively plan for the inclusion of parent voice.

This document is in Word Format with editable sections.
By saving to your device you can then type directly into the template fields provided, or you can delete the prefilled content and print.

'School Closures January 2021: Interactive Discussion on Digitalised Guidance'

12th January 2021

This webinar provided an opportunity for an interactive dialogue between schools and the NCGE regarding ‘Digitalised Guidance'. Guidance Counsellors and school management were provided with an opportunity to discuss and ask questions.
In addition, resources to support good quality guidance planning and practice were highlighted.

You can access the accompanying presentation below and view the webinar recording on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link'