First Guiding City award honours Badia del Vallès

On November 24th during the 9th annual Guidance Awards of Educaweb, Badia del Vallès (Catalonia) was awarded the first annual Guiding City Award. This award, inspired by the Guiding Cities project, and promoted by Educaweb and Diputació de Barcelona, seeks to recognise educational and career guidance by any city or community in the world. This […]

Guiding Cities Impact Study is now available!

The Guiding Cities Impact Study is now available. The impact study presents a series of guidelines on how and why to use the Guiding Cities Model and the Checklist and also includes an analysis of the impact of their use within organisations in the field of education and guidance.


Read the Study of Best Practices

Read “Preventing ESL through Career Guidance: study of best practices” that was prepared by the Institute of Educational Sciences (Romania).  The report analyses the 47 guidance practices collected within the project. The report can be seen here. 

Survey of the Guiding Cities Model and Checklist

The GCities partners are carrying out a pilot survey of the Guiding Cities Model and Checklist with diverse types of local organizations in the four countries in the consortium.  These sessions present the project, the Guiding Cities Model and the Checklist. The organisations have the opportunity to review and try the Guiding Cities tools as […]


Guiding Cities Final Conference in Barcelona- July 7th!

Guiding Cities Final Conference “Guiding Cities: improving guidance services together” Barcelona, 7 July de 2016 Auditori del Pati Manning 9:00-14:00   Guiding Cities joins together policymakers and stakeholders within the fields of education and guidance to create a model which responds to the complex needs and promotes coherent policy and strategic planning in the fight […]

Guiding Cities Best Practices Database is now available!

The Guiding Cities Best Practices Database is now visible. The Database presents 48 practices from the 4 Guiding Cities consortium countries that relate to the Guiding Cities Model and also are measures to reduce Early School Leaving. You can access the database here:  

Spain still ranks last in Europe in ESL rates

The European Commission has published the results of the annual report on the indices of Education and Training Monitor 2015. While in Spain the figures have improved over the past six years, it is still the country of the European Union with the highest rate of ESL as well as significant differences between regions and also […]

Educaweb Monographic Guiding Cities

Includes interviews from Rachel Nelson, Neus Gómez, Adriana Dobritoiu, Giulio Iannis, Petre Botnariuc discussing what is a “guiding city” and why it is important.