Index SCHOOL GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLINGWhat is it? Services Functions
1.1 What is school guidance counselling?School guidance and counseling is based; in the aim ofensuring the education of pupils through the educationalprocess, (especially as regards the adaptation ofteaching and learning processes and the transitionbetween different stages and levels).It must also offer MAINLY:1º The whole educational community2º Advice and support to the whole schoolcommunity including parents, students,and teachers and so on.
1.2 Are guidance and counselling synonyms?Guidance and counselling have differences andsimilarities so they are not synonyms at all;• Counselling is based in a process which providesassistance, support by suggesting, opinion and knowledgeto the educational institutions looking for the academicresult and personal develop.• School guidance focuses on orient individuals in anystage of their life processes such as reconstruction ofself and personality, personalintegration of related groups,organization staff attitudetowards learning and problemsolving and project of life.
1.3 Develop a PERSONAL DEFINITIONFrom my point of view, advice andguidance means about the same.Counselling can be defined as an aidto guide the best possible studentperformance on the other handorientation is again a kind of directaid alumnado para and choose allthat we allow a positive response.
3 Who receives the school guidance and counsellingservice?Mainly students Receive directly a• Primary shool guidance as• Secondary main characters on• Young with risk of social exclusion this fieldAlso different organisationst• Teachers Also play an important• Social workers role in this• Parents area although in a indirect way
4 What services are provided in the shool guidance andcounselling programmes?• Providing counselling in learning.• Opportunities for in-career development.• Practice.• Participation in research guidance needs.• New projects and initiatives.• Guidance to students for every level of education(primary, secondary, adult education...)• Counselling.• Prevention.• Guidance education.• Consultation.
5 Who provides these services?1º The director of the school2º A guidance programme coordinator.3º Two guidance officers.4º An information officer.5º An office administrator.6º An education advisor.7º A lecturer in educational Psychology Studies.
• When are the school guidance6 When are the school guidance counselling services counselling servicesprovided? provided? The guidance counselling service is mainly provided in cases which is necessary aThe guidance counselling service is mainly support inprovided in cases which is and personal a support in social, academic necessarysocial, academic and personal development. This development. This support determinate the best way to helpsupport determinate the best way to help not only not onlystudents but also teachers by developing students but also teachers by developingprograms in which are treat points such asas programs in which are treat points such how howto work in theto work in the classroom, how to an an classroom, how to get getacademic success, what social skills skillswe we academic success, what social do dohave to treat have to treat and how to teach in classes in classes and how to teach children tochildren to care themselves and also others. care themselves and also others.
7 Where are they provided?These services are provided in schools:• Elementary Schools• Secondary school• UniversityPsychologists help in this guidance andcounselling and it’s developed in adult schoolsand special education. It’s also provided toyoung people at risk of social exclusion.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4taHGcN8EU0&feature=relmfu