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Roisin Kelleher Career Guidance

About Roisin Kelleher


  • BA (Psychology and Sociology)
  • MA (Career Guidance and Counselling)
  • Thesis (Guidance Policy and Practice in Second-Level Schools: A Review of Developments in Ireland and a Survey of Students’ Reactions)
  • Diploma in Career Guidance
  • British Psychological Society: Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level A and B)
  • IMI Certificate in Recruitment



Awarded by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (2003) in recognition of contribution to the advancement of guidance and counselling in Ireland


 Notable Achievements & Experience

  • President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC) 1997-2001
  • Guidance Counsellor in second-level VEC schools 1988-1999
  • Initiated and delivered Guidance Counselling module on New Opportunities for Women (NOW) at Cork Institute of Technology 1992-1996
  • Devised and delivered Workshops to long term unemployed for Department of Social and Family Affairs
  • Guidance Counsellor in Youth Reach Centres
  • Teacher of secretarial subjects (day and mature students, Co. Cork VEC)
  • PRO Cork Branch IGC 2003-2008
  • Policy Committee of the National Educational Psychological Service 2000-2002
  • Management Committee of the National Centre for Guidance in Education 1998-2002
  • Commission on the Points System 1997-1999 (Appointed by Minister for Education and Science)
  • Governing Body of Cork Institute of Technology 1993-1996
  • Author of Courses & Career Guide since 2001
  • Author of Typewriting and Word Processing textbooks


 Notable Conference Presentations

  • Paper on Irish Guidance System, Canadian Counselling Association, Winnipeg, 2004
  • Paper on Careers Education in Irish Schools, ICG UK Conference, 2002
  • Paper on Guidance system in Republic of Ireland, International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) World Conference, Paris, 2001
  • A Review of Guidance Policy and Practice in Ireland at International Career Guidance Conference, Cape Town, South Africa 2011

Sean Kelleher

Recruitment Consultant, Teacher, former Assistant Principal and Director of Adult Education Programmes.

Sean has many years experience in business, teaching and educational administration. Specializing in the recruitment section, Sean is also responsible for the administration of the business. Former Director of Adult Education Programmes, with wide-ranging experience as a teacher of business subjects to Second-Level and Post-Leaving Certificate students.


  • B. Comm (University College Cork)
  • Higher Diploma in Education (HDE) (University College Cork)
  • Ceard Teastas Gaeilge (CTG) of Department of Education and Science

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