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National Forum on Guidance First Meeting 2015

The first meeting of the National Forum on Guidance 2015 was held on Friday, May 8th in the Clock Tower, DES, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. Please click on the link to see the Agenda.

The focus of this meeting continued the theme of Lifelong Guidance – Building the Evidence Base, with specific emphasis on the Voice of the User/Citizen. NCGE was delighted to welcome speakers from “Young Voices” – a  group facilitated by DCYA and NYCI who provided us with the “Voice of the User”.

Jennifer McKenzie, Director NCGE: Welcome, and Update on ELPGN (Powerpoint, PDF 631kb)

Young Voices National Implementation Project (NIP): Young Voices National Implementation Project (NIP) Cycle 2 of European Structured Dialogue: Social Inclusion. (PowerPoint, PDF 811kb))

Key points noted during group discussions: Q&A – The role of Guidance Counselling in Supporting Social Inclusion for Young People. (PDF 401kb)

Pauline Cudmore: ‘The student’s voice in evidence informed guidance practise in the school’. A specific perspective from a voluntary all girl secondary school based in a town north of Cork city. (PowerPoint, PDF 549kb)

Ursula Kearney, NCGE: Quality Assurance and Self Evaluation: The Voice of the Adult (PowerPoint, PDF 1mb)

Breda Naughton, DES: Supporting a Better Transition from Second Level to Higher Education: Implementation and Next Steps (PowerPoint, PDF 479kb)

Key points noted during group discussions: Q&A - QAE - Element 2.0 Citizen/User Involvement. (PDF 307kb)