Goals of Guidance

Guidance and counselling programmes are organised under three areas namely: educational, vocational and socio-personal.

Educational Guidance:

  • Help students with their academic difficulties and adjustment to school.
  • Assist in developing appropriate educational plans by providing information about the educational alternatives available to them at each stage of their schooling.
  • Understand how education relates to occupational choices.
  • Help both parents and children by giving information related to various courses and different colleges/schools located in the region.

Vocational Guidance:

  • Promote the culture of work ethics and dignity of labour.
  • Help to explore career alternatives.
  • Organise in-school and out-of-school experiences, activities and interest to learn more about self and the world of work to make choices and plans.

Socio-personal Guidance:

  • Help student understand the various physical and social-emotional developments that take place in the concerned stage of life.
  • Help students to know and appreciate themselves.
  • Guide him to relate effectively with others.
  • Help to overcome the fear, anxiety, tension, etc. Which hinder their well-being and personal adjustment.

About John Parankimalil

John Parankimalil, SDB, M.A. (English), M.Ed, Ph.D (Education), popularly known as P.D. Johny is a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco. He is presently the Rector and Principal of Don Bosco College, Tura, Meghalaya and Director of Don Bosco College of Teacher Education, Tura. He received the 1st Computer Literacy Excellence Award from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the President of India in August 2002 and the Guruvar Best Teacher Award from Shri Kapil Sibal, HRD Union Minister in 2009. He was formerly Principal of St Anthony's Higher Secondary School, Shillong and National President of All India Association of Catholic Schools (AINACS), New Delhi and the Charter President of Rotary Club of Orchid City, Shillong. He has authored several books. He is an Eduationist, Story-Teller and Leadership Trainer. He conducts seminars for Principals, Teachers, Students and Parents. His popular books include, He Can Who Thinks He Can (Macmillan), An Elocution Manual (Orient Longman), Progressive Parenting (Unicorn), Inspirational Stories for Purposeful Living (Babhani) The Way to Success and Happiness (Savio), How to Win Over Your Problems (Babhani), The Secrets of High Achievers (Babhani).
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