Research Papers/Topics in Guidance And Counselling

Assessment of the Effect of Parental Status on Academic Performance of Business Studies Students in Ogbomosho, Oyo State

 CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1       Background to the Study             Education is a fundamental human right, the key to sustainable development, a crucial tool for effective participation in societies and it enhances peace and stability among countries (Ninomiya, 2003). Posse and Melgosa (2002) identified three environments that must come into play in the educational process which include; the...

Effects of Marriage Divorce on Academic Performance of Islamic Study Students in Secondary School, Ede/North LGA Osun State.

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyDivorce is legal dissolution of marriage bond. Once the couple decide to divorce, they are free to remarry. In Nigeria, there has been the increase in the rate of divorce. There are two factors influencing the rising divorce rates in the Nigeria. The first factor is both men and women are relying less on one another for economic survival. As women gain status in their workplace or on their businesses, they often want to stand on their own a...

A Survey of the Influence of Child Abuse on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The study surveyed the influence of on the child abuse on academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin metropolis. Data were collected from 200 randomly selected students. A questionnaire was the major instrument used for data collection. The data collected were analysed using t-test and Pearson Product Moment Correlation. The results indicated that the respondents were abused by their different parents; no significa...

The Characteristic of Good Future Partner as Perceived by Students in Tertiary Institutions in Oyo Town

ABSTRACT         The purpose of this study is to investigate on the characteristic of good future partners as perceived by students in tertiary institutions in Oyo town. The variables of interest were gender, age, family background, institution and religion.         Two hundred respondents were sampled for the study. Five hypotheses were formulated and tested. Frequency counts and simple percentages were use...

Effect of Divorce on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The study investigated the influence of divorce on the academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis. It also compared students’ responses by sex, age and religions.         Data were collected from 200 selected students through influence of Divorce on students’ performance Questionnaire (IDSPQ). It also obtained students results in promotion examinations to seni...

A Survey of Personal-Social Problems of Adolescent in Post-Primary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The study examined the psychosocial problems of adolescents in Ilorin metropolis.          Two hundred randomly selected samples responded to the psychosocial problems of adolescent questionnaire. Data collected were analysed with frequency counts percentage and t-test.          The results indicated that adolescents suffered from problems arising from f...

The Effect of Divorce on Pupils Academic Performance in Primary Schools

 CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the StudyIt is observed by the researchers that marriage between a man and a woman is expected to be a permanent affair and lasting association until death takes away one of the partners but changes in the Nigerian society, marriage is now seen to be a temporary affair which can be dissolved if either part by cruelty, desertion or adultery goes against the wishes of their union. Divorce is actually a legal dissolu...

Designed to Find out the Influence of Motivation on Junior Secondary School Students' Performance in Writing

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyAn indispensable instrument for human progress, development and empowerment is education. Any individual, community or nation that plays down the importance of education, stands the risk of decay and retardation. It is evident then that education plays a vital role in both the human and non-human development of an individual or a nation at large. Junior secondary education has the broad aim of preparing students for useful living within the...

The Influence of Marital Instability on Academic Performance of Students. In Secondary School in Ilorin West Local Government Area

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the studyIt is a universal, cultural idea that life should be orderly and that families, like clocks, should run smoothly, quietly leading to continuity of life. But this do not seem to be so in many societies, where all forms of marital instability are the order of the day. Various forms of marital instability, which reflect disruptive events that undermine the continuity, cohesiveness, and predictability of family life from the child's perspective...

Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis

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Attitude of Parents and Teachers Towards the Teaching of Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         This study investigated the attitude of parents and teachers towards the teaching of sex education in secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis. The independent variables were gender, age place of residence, education status, family type and religion.          Two hundred respondents (eighty responded among the parents in their places of work while one hundred and twenty respondents among the t...

The Effect of Divorce on Pupils Academic Performance in Primary Schools.

 CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study It is observed by the researchers that marriage between a man and a woman is expected to be a permanent affair and lasting association until death takes away one of the partners but changes in the Nigerian society, marriage is now seen to be a temporary affair which can be dissolved if either part by cruelty, desertion or adultery goes against the wishes of their union. Divorce is actually ...

Assessing the Coping Strategies of the English Language Teacher on Students With Dyslexia in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1       Background to the studyEnglish language is used as the medium of instruction in the school and one of important or compulsory subject that must be learnt in school. In teaching and learning of English language it involve many aspects such as: reading, writing, speaking and listening. These domains of language acquisition need to be exercised across content areas daily. Reading and writing are pervasive across grades and curri...

The Influence of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder on the Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground of the StudyIndividual child have studied to be unique with in understanding and in doing things with pleasure at their own pace.Impulsive behavior of primary school child on their social skills is embedded in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Impulsivity Inattention and hyperactivity are the core symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A child’s academic success is often dependent on his or her ability to attend to ...

The Effect of Unwanted Pregnancy's on Secondary School Female Student’s Education in Ilorin West Local Government Area. Kwara State

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyEducation is central to the development of young people as it prepares them for the world of work and life. As young people spend longer periods in education, as part of the natural course of development, sexual experimentation and maturity is increasingly coinciding with secondary schooling (Panday, Makiwane, Ranchod & Letsoalo, 2009:5).For many teenagers it remains at the level of experimentation, and if sex occurs, indications are that ...


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