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

If you have any queries about these resources please e-mail: ncgeinfo@ncge.ie


'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
Winter 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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Whole School Guidance: Continuum of Support Resources

The aim of the following resources is to highlight how a continuum of support model for Whole School Guidance could be implemented in a school. These resources include case studies on the continuum of support model, as well as an Appendix I Indvidual Career Learning Plan. Schools can use and adapt these resources together to suit their own unique contexts. These resources were originally developed as part of a 2018 NCGE Whole School Guidance Pilot Project, 'Looking at Whole School Guidance at Junior Cycle'.



Post Primary
01/12/2020

NCGE / Prof. James P. Sampson Jr.
 

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Using-Continuum-of-Support-Model-EN.pdf
  2. File NCGE-PP-WSG-Career-Learning-Plan-EN.docx
  3. PDF icon NCGE-PP-WSG-Resources-CIP-Differentiated-Service-Delivery-Model-EN.pdf

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'Taking Stock': Questionnaire for Junior Cycle students

This resource has been developed for students of Junior Cycle. 
It aims to gather data on Junior Cycle students' Guidance needs. 
It is based around the NCGE: A Whole School Guidance Framework (2017) and seeks to understand students' needs in terms of all three areas of the Guidance role. 
Based on the information returned, schools may then decide what areas of Whole School Guidance to prioritise.



Post Primary
30/11/2020

NCGE

  1. File NCGE-PP-Taking-Stock-JC-EN.docx
  2. File NCGE-PP-Taking-Stock-JC-GA.docx

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Support for Guidance Counsellors and Schools around Student Disclosures of Suicide and/or Self Harm

NCGE, in consultation with the Department of Education and NEPS have collated a resource to support Guidance Counsellors and Schools to support students who are self-harming and/or disclosing thoughts about suicide. This resource maps out important processes and procedures a school can follow to support students during all stages. It provides key points for Guidance Counsellors, management and others to reflect on - if they encounter a student in need. 

It is envisaged that this document would be used in a school in line with the school’s confidentiality template.
 

If Guidance Counsellors or school management require any further support with regard to Suicide/Self Harm, please do not hesitate to contact NCGE. 

 



Post Primary
10/11/2020

NCGE and Department of Education

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Support-GC-Schools-Student-Disclosures-Suicide-SelfHarm.pdf
Guidance for ALL
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Self-Care for the Guidance Counsellor

20th October 2020

This webinar was intended to support the Guidance Counsellor after the first half of the first term. 
Reflections on work done / supports needed / local communication and relationships, supervision etc.

The guest panellist in his webinar was Shane Martin, Chartered Psychologist of the Psychological Society of Ireland. 
Shane is a psychologist dedicated to teaching the very best evidence-based psychology to help people protect their mental health and enhance the quality of their lives and presented on the theme of 'Health and Happiness'.

You can access the accompanying presentation below.

Please note:

A webinar recording is not available.
This is due to the nature of the webinar. With personal Q&A, scenarios and discussions the content is required to be kept as confidential as possible.



Post Primary
20/10/2020

NCGE and Shane Martin

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Webinar-Self-Care-for-the-Guidance-Counsellor-EN.pdf
Autumn 2020 Webinar Series
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Mobility in Europe & ‘Access Europe’ Resources

13th October 2020

This webinar focused exclusively on ‘MOBILITY’; with input from the HEA, NCGE FET, QQI, EURES, Eurodesk and Léargas.
It gave attendees an overview of:

  • The mobility opportunities available to students and where to access more information about them. 
  • The tools available to support mobility 
  • The organisations in Ireland that support mobility (working and learning throughout Europe) 
  • How to engage in a mobility experience for YOUR own CPD

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



Post Primary, European / International
13/10/2020

NCGE / Euroguidance Ireland, HEA, QQI, EURES, Eurodesk, Léargas
 

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-EG-Webinar-Mobility-Resources-Presentation-EN.pdf
Autumn 2020 Webinar Series
Resource Link