The course will address the needs of those working in a guidance capacity with Adult Learners, unemployed and disadvantaged adults and those exploring career options. It will introduce participants to models of labour market, educational guidance and will begin to explore the theoretical principles which underpin good practice. Participants will be expected to attend all workshops and participate fully in the group process and learning. Department of Adult and Community Education. Read Full Biography.
Adult Education Guidance Service
Adult Guidance Association – AGA – Adult Guidance Association
The AEGS helps people to make informed education, career and life choices by providing impartial and confidential Guidance Counselling, Information and Support to adults in relation to their education, training and career options. You can meet with a professional Adult Educational Guidance Counsellor or Adult Guidance Information Officer in a confidential setting to discuss your education and training needs. Are having difficulty in finding or keeping suitable employment due to a lack of appropriate education qualifications. Contact Us or drop in to explore your options. Skip to content.
Adult Guidance and Information Service
Returning to learning as an adult can be challenging, especially if early experiences of education were difficult. The Adult Educational Guidance and Information Service AEGIS works to encourage adult learners to think about their lives in a way they might not have done before, to re-evaluate their existing strengths, abilities and skills, as well as looking at ways to develop new ones. AEGIS regularly works with other agencies and services to provide advice guidance and information to a wider target group through open days, information seminars and visits to learning providers involved in education and career development in the county.
The emphasis of the course is on the development of the key communication and relationship skills and competencies that underpin the practice of Adult Guidance. The course also aims to work towards the development of an understanding of core concepts and ideas concerning marginalisation, exclusion and adult career development. The course will seek to develop a critical awareness for participants of their professional role by:. The workshops will be provided over 2 x 3 days and 6 x 2 day sessions each year and one summer week-long psychometric testing workshop in Year 1.