The Euroguidance Network

October 2010

In this edition:

Workplace guidance
- A Leonardo da Vinci pilot project with a wide-reaching impact

The idea of taking guidance to people in their workplaces instead of waiting for them to turn up at guidance centres slowly emerged in the beginning of the century. A Leonardo da Vinci pilot project "Workplace Guidance" (2003 to 2006) proved that workplace guidance is both necessary and fruitful. Workplace guidance is a common practice in some countries and is seen as an essential part of guidance services.

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National Career Week in Poland
- An initiative of the Polish Association of School and Vocational Counsellors

career week
The first national career week in Poland in 2009 was a big success and  enthusiastically welcomed by guidance counsellors. The second career week will be held on 18-22nd October 2010.

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Guidance for transitions at primary level in Flanders

Belgium holds the EU presidency at the moment and therefore it is interesting to have a closer look at some of the most innovative aspects of guidance in the country. As with so many other issues related to education and training, guidance is under the auspices of the regions and here the focus is on Flanders.

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This newsletter is published by the Euroguidance Network. The aim of our newsletter is to inform guidance professionals of the activities of our network and to give an overview of current topics in the field of guidance and mobility in Europe. Send us feedback or suggestions for articles in future newsletters to: ds(at)

Euroguidance network

Euroguidance is network connecting guidance systems in 32 European countries. Euroguidance promotes mobility and lifelong guidance in Europe by sharing information and good practices.

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