November Study Visit to Euroguidance Ireland

NCGE / Euroguidance Ireland host regular study visits with the aim of supporting the sharing of best practice in guidance among guidance practitioners and other relevant professionals.

At the end of November participants from 7 other European countries took part in a study viist hosted by NCGE / Euroguidance Ireland

Fulll details are available HERE

Latest copy of 'NCGE News' now available
The Autumn / Winter 2017 issue of NCGE News is now available, ar fáil freisin as Gaeilge.
Euroguidance Ireland Facebook Competition

The draw to select the winners of the Euroguidance Ireland Facebook Competition was completed in October. There were 3 prizes - an Ipad and two luggage cases. Entrants had to complete a contest on the @euroguidanceireland Facebook Page. A large number of entries were received, thank you to all entrants. The lucky winners were Stuart Harford, Muriel McCauley and Pierce Parker. Stuart is pictured across receiving his prize from NCGE Director, Jennifer Mc Kenzie.

National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education – 2017/18

 

Eurydice publishes National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education – 2017/18

European Day of Languages Competition

 

To celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September 2017, NCGE/ Euroguidance and Léargas are holding a competition to encourage learners and teachers to engage with languages in different ways. The 2017 Competition is entitled: ‘My Dream Job in…’ An opera singer in Salzburg? An engineer in Munich? A chef in Paris? A football player in Madrid? Click HERE for a video showcasing the competition...

BREXIT Briefings from Euroguidance UK

 

The UK has been a member of the EU since 1972 and is the first member state to decide to leave. With the UK destined to leave the EU, there remains little clarity on exactly what Brexit means for international mobility. As a result, Euroguidance UK have produced a suite of resources to assist the careers, guidance and education sectors understand the latest Brexit developments.

Revision of European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

 

European Council adopts revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning.

Have your say on European education and employment online tools and services

 

A public survey to better understand end users’ needs for online tools in the field of skills and qualifications has just been published by the Commission.This survey will help shaping the future developments of existing European tools and services related to education and employment, such as Europass.Individuals, organisations and other stakeholders are all welcome to participate.

Mobility Guidance Counselling online module Spring 2017

 

Mobility Guidance Counselling online module Spring 2017 Only a few places left so apply now; applications are still open for the Mobility Guidance Counselling (MGC) online module. Applying is easy, simply go to vle.ncge.ie The MGC online CPD module for Guidance Counsellors working in Irish educational settings aims to provide guidance practitioners with the skills to support students in their quest to study in the EU. Essentially, the course incorporates resources designed to assist the guidance counsellor to empower students to make informed decisions. Mobility Guidance Counselling is based on a model developed in Sweden, by Soren Kristensen PhD, an expert in Youth Mobility. Euroguidance Ireland adapted the Swedish model for the Irish student and their specific learning mobility needs. The online module address practical elements such as linguistic, cultural and mental preparation, and also focuses on the importance of re-integration for students when they return home. The module is divided into four sections, each section taking approximately 45 minutes. A key benefit of this online CPD is that it may be completed in your own time and at your own convenience. The module runs from April 18th - May 23rd 2017 and is recognised by the IGC. Remember, applying is simply - simply log onto vle.ncge.ie and if you have any queries please contact our Euroguidance Officer liz.glennon@ngce.ie

Euroguidance Network Meeting February 2013

 

NCGE and the Euroguidance Ireland Centre were delighted to welcome colleagues from 32 different countries to a two day Euroguidance meeting held in Dublin. The meeting was very productive, incorporating EU Commission updates on upcoming initiatives in the area of guidance and education as part of the Erasmus for All Programme, 2014-2020.