Practitioner Resources

The resources contained on this page are intended to support you and learners / clients.

  • The most recent 10 resources uploaded (accross all areas of practice) are displayed below
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  • Many resources are provided in English AND Irish (GA indicates 'as Gaeilge')

FEATURE IMAGE COLOUR KEY: Blue: Post Primary - Purple: Further Education & Training - Green: European/International

A number of the resources provided are editable templates', after downloading you will need to have the appropriate software installed on your device in order to customise these resources.
For example MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, MS PowerPoint

YOU CAN ACCESS A SHORT VIDEO GUIDE TO NAVIGATING THIS SECTION HERE. If you have any queries about these resources please e-mail: ncgeinfo@ncge.ie


'Understanding all aspects of QQI'

2nd February 2021

This webinar summarised the key points of QQI for Guidance Counsellors with a focus on transition and opportunities.
NCGE partnered with QQI 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'.



Post Primary
02/02/2021

NCGE / QQI

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Presentation-QQI-020221-EN.pdf
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
Resource Link

REPORT: Guidance Related Learning for Junior Cycle

January 2021

This report provides an overview of planning and preparation of Guidance Related Learning at Junior Cycle by both NCGE and CareersPortal.
It outlines the decision to collaborate on the development and promotion of these materials.
​Finally, a report based on an initial evaluation of the Guidance Related Learning (GRL) resources for Junior Cycle is outlined.



Post Primary
20/01/2021

NCGE / Careers Portal

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Guidance-Related-Learning-Report-FINAL.pdf

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'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.



Post Primary
19/01/2021

NCGE / Colum Layton / Mai Fanning (President NPCPP)

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Webinar-Jan2021-Inclusion-Parents-EN.pdf
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
Resource Link

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.



Post Primary
18/01/2021

NCGE

  1. File NCGE-PP-Template-Inclusion-Parents-EN.docx
  2. File NCGE-PP-Template-Inclusion-Parents-GA.docx
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
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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.



Post Primary
18/01/2021

NCGE

  1. File NCGE-PP-Parent-Questionnaire-EN.docx
  2. File NCGE-PP-Parent-Questionnaire-GA.docx
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
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'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'



Post Primary
12/01/2021

NCGE / Tim Geraghty (NAPD)

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Webinar-Jan2021-Digitalised-Guidance-EN.pdf
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
Resource Link

A Guide to Law for Post Primary School Students

This resource provides a comprehensive overview of many careers relating to the law in Ireland.



Post Primary
11/01/2021

LawEd

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Law-Guide-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Law-Guide-GA.pdf
Submitted Resource
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Whole School Guidance Practical Resources

The following practical resources are intended to be used with NCGE: A Whole School Guidance Framework, to help your school in developing your Whole School Guidance plan. 
To see full explanations on how each resource should be used, please click 'open this content on one page' below.



Post Primary
07/12/2020

NCGE

  1. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Table-A-EN.docx
  2. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Checklist-EN.docx
  3. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Form-A-EN.docx
  4. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Form-B-EN.docx
  5. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Form-C-EN.docx

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Exploring Whole School Guidance: Planning & Information Resources

The following planning and information resources are intended to be used with NCGE: A Whole School Guidance Framework, to inform Whole School Guidance planning in your school.  These include information to guide your school through Whole School Guidance Planning, and reflection workbooks to progress the development of your school's Whole School Guidance Plan.  To see full explanations on how each resource should be used, please click 'open this content on one page' below.

 



Post Primary
03/12/2020

NCGE

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Planning-Section-1-EN.pdf
  2. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Reflection-Workbook-Section-1-EN.docx
  3. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Planning-Section-2-EN.pdf
  4. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Reflection-Workbook-Section-2-EN.docx
  5. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Planning-Section-3-EN.pdf
  6. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Reflection-Workbook-Section-3-EN.docx
  7. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Template-for-Success-EN.pdf
  8. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Areas-of-Learning-and-Competences-EN.pdf

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Whole School Guidance: Student Questionnaires

The following questionnaires, available for Junior Cycle and Senior Cycle may be useful to support students in your school in reflecting on their guidance needs. The questionnaires may inform the planning of the Whole School Guidance programme, including guidance learning opportunities. Within each Cycle, these questionnaires are divided into three Areas of Learning for consideration of your students: Developing Myself, Developing My Learning and Developing My Career Path



Post Primary
02/12/2020

NCGE

  1. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-JC-Developing-Myself-EN.docx
  2. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-JC-Developing-My-Learning-EN.docx
  3. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-JC--Developing-My-Career-Path-EN.docx
  4. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-SC-Developing-Myself-EN.docx
  5. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-SC-Developing-My-Learning-EN.docx
  6. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Student-Questionnaire-SC-Developing-My-Career-Path-EN.docx

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