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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  • Then filter by the additional categories that will subsequently display in a second dropdown box
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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


WSG / LAOS Reflection Sheet

This resource provides a basic template for schools who wish to develop their whole school guidance planning in the context of 'Looking at Our Schools' (LAOS).
It outlines one possible approach to this process and provides some key areas for reflection.



Post Primary
01/03/2021

NCGE / DE Inspectorate

  1. File NCGE-PP-WSG-LAOS-Reflection-Sheet-EN.docx
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
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'Reimagining Work Experience' - Pilot Resources

NCGE are currently coordinating a pilot entitled ‘Reimagining Post Primary Work Experience’ with 15 schools.
A number of classroom resources, student work sheets and work experience opportunities are available for TY, LCA and LCVP students.
Due to significant interest in this pilot, we are making the resources available to all post-primary schools nationwide.


All information on the resources/opportunities available (to date) can be accessed through clicking the 'Resource' link below.



Post Primary
25/02/2021

NCGE / Exit-Entry / Spotlight / Languages Connect / Euroguidance Ireland


Resource Link

Legalities of Digitalised Guidance in FET (ETB AEGS)

10th February 2021 
 
This webinar referenced existing practice and guidelines for the ETB Adult Guidance Services pertaining to data gathering alongside relevant publications.
It built on
 existing guidelines in the context of ongoing online Guidance provision - focusing on the legalities involved in digitalised guidance counselling. 
The accompanying presentation presents information for Guidance staff working in ETB Adult Education Guidance Services on aspects of digitalised guidance relevant to their practice. 
 

You can access the accompanying presentation below.

Please note: 

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



Further Education & Training
10/02/2021

NCGE / Sarah Tully (Solicitor & Legal Trainer)

  1. PDF icon NCGE-FET-Webinar-Presentation-Legalities-AEGS-100221.pdf

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'Guidance Related Learning for Junior Cycle' - Webinar 2

4th February 2021

This webinar further introduced Guidance Related Learning for Junior Cycle and provided Guidance Counsellors with an opportunity to discuss all elements of the unit of learning.

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



Post Primary
04/02/2021

NCGE / CareersPortal / Alice O'Connor (Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School)

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Presentation-GRL-040221-EN.pdf
Spring 2021 Webinar Series
Resource Link

'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
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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

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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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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'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