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Information on EVGP

The EVGP is presently being revised and updated to make it more relevant to contemporary and cross cultural realities.

In 1999, the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) began the development of a set of international competencies that practitioners need in order to provide quality educational and vocational guidance services. The set of competencies were validated with a pool of 700 practitioners working in a variety of different jobs, in 38 countries. These competencies were adopted by the General Assembly in September, 2003.



Specialized Competencies



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The Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner (EVGP) credential grew out of these competencies as means for individuals to document their education and experience in educational and vocational guidance. To obtain the EVGP, practitioners need to demonstrate competence in all of the Core Competencies and at least one area of Specialized Competencies. The EVGP Certificate clearly indicates that the person named has achieved satisfactory mastery of the Core Competencies and lists all of the areas of Specialized Competencies that a person has obtained. The EVGP will be of primary benefit to three groups of people: