Career Guidance & Counselling

St Declan’s College Guidance and Counselling

Guidance plays a pivotal role in the life of the school community. School Management, Year Heads, Tutors and Teachers work together not only to educate our students but support them in their journey through school as part of whole school guidance.

The Guidance Department has a special role however within this wider role to facilitate students make good career, educational and personal choices during their time at school. Our Guidance Counsellor, Ms Tierney offers a comprehensive guidance service that provides advice, information, teaching and counselling to the students under three headings:

Educational Guidance

  • Advice on subject choices for 3rd and 4th years
  • Assessment
  • Managing Transitions
  • Changing of subject levels
  • Provision of study skills
  • Information evenings for parents

Career Guidance

  • Careers Classes
  • Visits to College Open Days
  • Guest Speakers
  • One to one Career Guidance
  • College Applications
  • CV/interview prep
  • Provision of up to date information
  • Computer Guidance
  • Work Experience

Personal Guidance

Counselling is offered on an individual and group basis. It aims to support students as they learn to manage the various challenges of growth and development and deals with any concerns which may impact on a student’s wellbeing.

Referral is made when necessary to appropriate outside agencies.

Useful websites:

  • Qualifax.ie
  • Careersportal.ie
  • CAO.ie
  • Igc.ie
  • Susi.ie
  • Accesscollege.ie
  • Careersnews.ie
  • Spunout.ie
  • Eucas.com
  • UCAS.com

Jun 24
2024
State Exams
Aug 21
2024
Staff Day
Aug 22
2024
Staff Day
Aug 23
2024
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Nephin Road, Cabra, Dublin, Ireland.
01 838 0357
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