The aim of the Guidance and Psychological Counseling Unit at Gokkusagi Schools is to improve the child’s cognitive, emotional, and social self-realization by analyzing them correctly. While supporting the development processes of the students’ thanks to the guidance studies, the principles of being preventive about the problems they may encounter in this process or enabling them to think solution-oriented are acted upon. Studies are carried out on different problems that may arise in cognitive, emotional, and social areas according to the age levels of all students. Not only in the areas where the students have problems but also in the strong areas of them, studies are carried out to make them self-confident, inquirers, spiritually healthy and happy individuals who can make decisions on their own behalf. Tests and educational inventories are applied to get to know students better and to help them effectively.
Guidance and Psychological Counseling
- Every individual is valuable.
- Reaching every students is the main goal.
- Guidance and Psychological Counseling is based on confidentiality.
- It is ensured that students participate in the studies voluntarily.
- Instead of being a decision-maker, the focus is on supporting and helping the individual in the decision-making process.
In order to ensure and evaluate the development of the targeted behavioral and social skills at the beginning of the term, in-class guidance activities are carried out every month in accordance with the field transitions of the PYP inquiry units.
It is organized for students and parents according to the needs and wishes arising during the year. Seminars are held by the Guidance and Psychological Counseling Unit or experts in the field in the form of a single session or several sessions of information sharing.
Guidance and Psychological Counseling unit organizes seminars for teachers in order to provide new generation students and teachers with the right communication channels and to ensure effective learning.
Guidance and Psychological Counseling Unit acts with the awareness of the importance of families in supporting the emotional, social, and cognitive development of children. Information studies on the adaptation to school process, seminars held regularly every year according to the topics determined in line with the needs, and information letters according to the needs, individual student follow-up and information sharing, and individual parent meetings are carried out.