Comparative School Counseling

2021 Volume 1

Title: Comparative School Counseling

Type: Conference Proceedings

Publisher: Bulgarian Comparative Education Society

Place: Sofia, Bulgaria

Year: 2021

Volume: 1

ISSN 2738-8484 online

This edition is protected by the Bulgarian Copyright Law (adopted 1993, amended 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019).

© 2021 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society

© 2021 Individual Authors

Editorial Board

  • Prof. Dr.habil. Nikolay Popov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
  • Prof. Emer. Dr. John C. Carey, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Thomas, Christ University, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Megan M. Krell, Fitchburg State University, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tim Poynton, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patrick R. Mullen, William & Mary, USA
  • Dr. Louw de Beer, North-West University, South Africa
  • Dr. Mark G Harrison, Education University of Hong Kong, China
  • Dr.Gillian L. S. Hilton, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom

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Title pages



A Small but Colorful Mosaic of School Counseling Worldwide 7

Nikolay Popov & John C. Carey

Part 1: School Counseling Policies

School Counseling: A Comparative Study in 15 Countries 9

Nikolay Popov & Vera Spasenović


When Practice Belies Policy Intent: Cases from Chile, United States, and Turkey 19

Ayşen Köse, Dayana Olavarria, Carol Cohen, Sharon Rallis & John C. Carey


Counselling in Schools and Universities in England: Battling the Effects of the Covid Crisis 29

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Part 2: School Counseling Education & Training

A Comparative Study of Pre-service School Counselor Education between Australia, Malta, and Turkey 39

Ayşen Köse, Marilyn Campbell & Ruth Falzon


Training School Counselors in Challenging Times: A Faculty’s View on Creative Strategies to Meet Practicum and Internship Requirements 51

Sade Smith & George Vera

Training Pedagogy Students for Counseling in Educational Institutions 57

Maja Ljubetić


School Counseling for Preparing ECD Practitioners in Addressing Children’s Learning Difficulties: A Possible Solution for Job Creation 67

Maphetla Magdeline Machaba

Part 3: School Counseling Practices

Considering the Challenges of the Further Development of School Counselling: Experiences from Slovenia 75

Petra Gregorčič Mrvar


Enable Anti-bullying Program in Hungarian Schools 87

Anna Siegler, Dóra Eszter Várnai, Tamás Hoffmann, Bence Basa & Éva Jármi


How Education Counselling Services Are Supporting Teachers and Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic 99

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu


COVID-19 Outbreak, Mental Health and Psychological Counseling among University Students 109

Gordana Stankovska, Ruvejda Brahha & Dimitar Dimitrovski


Revisiting Curriculum Change and Youth Development for Entrepreneurship through School Counseling 121

Tebogo Jillian Mampane