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The role of the Guidance Counsellor is to provide support for the school community, particularly students, their parents or guardians. Guidance Counsellors are registered teachers and possess appropriate post graduate qualifications.

How this is achieved

The Guidance Counsellor offers a confidential counselling service for students, parents and guardians. The Guidance Counsellor also liaises with a network of agencies and individuals, both within and outside the school.

Issues addressed by the Guidance Counsellor
The issues addressed can be categorized under three broad areas:
  • Career: e.g. information about post-school options, course and career selection.
  • Academic: e.g. subject selection, time management, study skills.
  • Personal & Social: e.g. relationship problems, problems at home, coping with stress.

How to contact the Guidance Counsellor

  • The school counselor can be reached by students in school and parents via their students or main office.
  • Students and parents/guardians can arrange to see the Guidance Counsellor either separately or together. Appointments are usually 12:05, 13:30, 3:30 or 4:00.
  • If you are a university/educational institution and want to visit/present your program/s to students at CIS, please complete booking.  

Further information


  • CIS Graduation Requirements


Canadian International School
5-8-20 Kitashinagawa Shinagawaku Tokyo Japan
TEL: 03-5793-1392
FAX: 03-5793-3559
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