The new Skills Panorama is here!

Cedefop is pleased to announce the redesign of the Skills Panorama website.

Faster to navigate and easier to use, the new Skills Panorama aspires to broaden its user groups and welcome guidance practitioners.

Cedefop is pleased to announce the redesign of the Skills Panorama website. 
Faster to navigate and easier to use, the new Skills Panorama aspires to broaden its user groups and welcome guidance practitioners.
European Vocational Skills Week Awards 2018 for VET Excellence

European Vocational Skills Week 2018 will take place from 5 to 9 November 2018

As in 2016 and 2017, the award-giving will be one of the major highlights of the European Vocational Skills Week.

This year the awards will be given during the Closing event on 9 November 2018 by Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility.

The awards will highlight examples of excellence in four categories:

National Forum on Guidance - 21st May 2018


The first meeting of the National Forum on Guidance 2018 was held on Monday 21/05/5018 in The Clock Tower, Department of Education and Skills. The theme was ‘Guidance delivery in context – exploring current and future policy and practice’. Attendees included representatives from AEGAI, NAPD, CDETB, AHEAD, DES, NPCPP, ASTI, DEASP, ACCS, HEA, SOLAS, ETBI, Ballymun Job Centre, Local Employment Support Network, Youthreach, VTOS, TUI, Careers Portal, Classroom Guidance, AONTAS, DCU, AHECS, Kingswood CC, Le Chéile Secondary School, Roscommon Community College, Westport CFE, Ballyfermot CFE, AEGS, Athlone Community Training Centre, DBS, Waterpark College, Cross and Passion College, Galway Technical Institute, KWETB, Liberties College, The Abbey School, Ormonde College and Crosscare.

NCGE News - Spring 2018 - now available
The Spring 2018 issue of NCGE News is now available, ar fáil freisin as Gaeilge. 

There are articles on:

2017 Euroguidance Highlights Publication


Europass Survey
Euro-Quest Pilot Development
The National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE) is seeking Guidance Counsellors and TY Coordinators assistance in the further development of a pilot for a TY programme called Euro-Quest.
EDL Competition Winners Announced

Results of 2017 Competition

We would like to thank all applicants for putting so much time, effort and energy into helping pupils with their European Day of Languages competition entries. The response was fantastic and our judges had a tough time choosing, but they have finally agreed on a junior and senior level winner.
22 January 2018 - Review of Career Guidance

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D. today announced a review of career guidance in post-primary schools, further education and training centres and higher education institutions. 

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