The NCGE Adult Guidance Handbook is a web based resource funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

It was developed by NCGE in collaboration with the Adult Educational Guidance Services in 2010. In September 2014, the NCGE Adult Guidance Handbook incorporated new additional materials and was re-launched for the adult guidance community.

  • Developing Adult Educational Guidance through Collaborative Practice

    NCGE – Leading and Shaping Guidance Practice
  • Exploring Adult Educational, Career and Life Choices

    NCGE – Leading and Shaping Guidance Practice
  • Achieving Goals through Action Steps

    NCGE – Leading and Shaping Guidance Practice
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National Centre for Guidance in Education
Avoca House
189/193 Parnell Street
Dublin 1 - D01 H578

t: + 353 1 8690715/6
f: + 353 1 8823817

Office hours:
9.30 - 5.30 Monday to Friday
Closed for lunch from 1pm - 2pm

This handbook contains sections which are restricted to Adult Guidance professionals. If you are an Adult Guidance professional, please click here to register for full access

This Adult Guidance site is currently being revised and updated. We would welcome feedback and suggestions from Adult Guidance professionals. Please email us:

Adult Education, Career and Life Pathways

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