The National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE), host of Euroguidance Ireland, will cease to operate from 1st September 2022. The NCGE and its Management Committee, Léargas, the Department of Education, the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Solas and ETBI have been carrying out significant work since earlier this year to prepare for the reorganisation of guidance support. A Transitions Working Group and additional sub-groups have been meeting regularly to co-ordinate the reorganisation.

For further information relating to ongoing and future support in place, click HERE

In relation to Euroguidance, Léargas (former host organisation of NCGE) is not in a position to host the Euroguidance centre and will terminate the contract from 31/8/22 in line with the closure and cessation of operations of the NCGE. The Department of Education remains deeply committed to the Euroguidance programme and are in consultation with the European Commission on the designation process to find a new host for the Euroguidance centre. In the meantime, if you have any queries in relation to Euroguidance, please contact

European Schools - EXEMPTIONS

This resource has been developed by NCGE Euroguidance to offer guidance and helpful resources regarding the requirements for applying for an exemption.
Please note, these details may be updated annually. Any updates will be uploaded once published.
It is a useful resource for student and parents to consult in advance of a guidance appointment and when conducting their own research.
It is particularly useful to S7 (and S6) students to consult in preparation for a CAO application.


Friday, September 10, 1999