The duties of the School Counsellor embrace three inter-related areas of
the students’ education:
To assist students in personal problem solving (establishing/defining
the problem, developing new perspectives and setting goals, actions).
Personal development (emotional, social, spiritual and moral).
Inter-personal communication (To achieve this objective, the students
are counselled in a productive, non-threatening environment which is completely
To assist student in the selection of subjects appropriate to career aspirations
and individual abilities.
To develop effective study programs founded on good study habits and
To assist students in career planning and exploration through guidance
and information, and development of awareness of their interests, attitudes,
abilities, likes, dislikes, decision-making skills and job-hunting skills.
(Ultimately, the decision relating to a student’s future is his/hers alone.)
Health and Well-Being
The following online items cover a range of topics to help support and
improve student, family and community health and wellbeing by identifying all
sorts of tips and hints for helping us all safely navigate though lifes up's
We acknowledge that the following documents are the work of Generation
Next. They have been recommended by our College Counsellor. For further reading
of Generation next articles please head to their website via the following
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