With current socio-technological changes and educational demands, Counseling is becoming a major
area of concern for in-schools youths. Jhe large number of students in schools, limited number of
trained teacher counselors, heavy work load, socio-economic and technological changes all put
pressure on the teachers, students, parents and society.
No wonder, there is fi·equent demand for c01mseling to help addJ·ess some of these problems.
Whereas guidance and counseling in Seconda1y schools should help the students: plan and prepare
for their work roles ajier high schools, with personal growth and development, plan and prepare for
postseconda1y schooling, and wi/11 their academic achievement in schools. Most Kenyan students need
much more than these four major areas. They require direction, understanding, appreciation and
modeling for them to get focused in their work.
Jhis paper is going to present Counseling approaches that have been used by most secondmy schools
members and staff to address some of these issues in selected secondary schools in rural Kenya. It will
bring out challenges, experience and benefits that have been realized over time. It will fi,rther examine !he need for atijus/ment; lessons lean,/ and differences in mixed, single sex boarding and day schools.
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