Irish Reference Group for EU Initiatives in Education and Skills

Euroguidance Ireland presented an overview of Euroguidance in Ireland and Europe at the Sixth Meeting of the Irish Reference Group for EU Initiatives in Education and Skills in Dublin on 9 October 2018. It was organised by the Quality Qualifications Ireland agency which includes Europass and NARIC Ireland. This meeting’s focus was on current European initiatives; to share emerging findings from new projects and discuss potential developments affecting learner mobility. The presentations included contributions from Europass, Euroguidance, the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), Erasmus+ and other European initiatives. Euroguidance Ireland described the work of NGCE/Euroguidance with the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) and Cedefop, the guidance service offered to Irish students in European Schools, the provision of a Mobility Guidance on-line course for guidance counsellors who support students who wish to study abroad and Euro-Quest, a programme currently being piloted in post-primary for students interested in studying abroad. All of these promote educational mobility across Europe.

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