Telephone and Remote Platform Approaches to Career Development
Post Primary, Further Education & Training
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This role play provides an opportunity to observe a model of feedback of psychometric assessment results that can be used during a one-to-one meeting with a student.
There are numerous career development theories and models. The Career Sailboat Model (CSM) was created to enhance the process of career decision-making which emerges within four interactive dimensions - individual, social, political-legal-economical and chance.
Fidan Korkut-Owen, Selen Demirtaş-Zorbaz, Tansu Mutlu–SüralDeveloping My Career Path, Developing Myself
This article outlines the needs of gifted children from the perspective of guidance counsellors. This article allows guidance counsellors and educators to further their understanding of gifted children to better serve them within a school environment. Areas such as defining giftedness, how to identify a gifted student, problems that gifted students face and programmes for gifted students in Ireland will be covered.
The effective management of the testing process ensures students can interpret psychometric test information and are effectively prepared for future encounters with psychometric testing. This article will explore best practice standards within an international context and highlight potential ethical and legal considerations, pertinent to the use of psychometric tests in Irish post-primary schools.
Declan Fitzerald & Ciara Farrell
This article offers a practical tool to support guidance counsellors in their responsibility to manage ethical aspects of their work. That tool consists of a procedure to formalise the making of ethical decisions.
Ronny SwainDeveloping Myself
The resource offers advice to guidance counsellors as they support LGBT students; address homophobic bullying and name-calling and contribute to creating and maintaining schools as safe, supportive and affirming places for all students regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
NCGE / GLEN
This article discusses the need to have Guidance Counsellors central to the development and delivery of the Whole School Community Approach which has been endorsed by the Department of Education and Skills’ 2013 Action Plan on Bullying. This article was written before publication of the Whole School Guidance Framework (2017). However, the foundation of this approach to bullying involve many of the key concepts discussed in the framework document.