Influence Of Guidance and Counselling in Career Choice of Secondary School Students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                       i       

Approval Page                                                                ii

Dedication                                                                     iii

Acknowledgements                                                        iv

Table of Contents                                                           vi

List of Tables                                                                  ix

Abstract                                                                         x

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                1

Statement of the Problem                                               8

Research Questions                                                       11    

Research Hypotheses                                                     12

Purpose of the Study                                                      13

Significance of the Study                                                14

Operational Definition of Terms                                      16

Scope of the Study                                                         17

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Introduction                                                                   19

Concept of Career and Career Development                    20

Factors Influencing Career Choice                                  28    

Factor Affecting Career Choices among the Students

in Secondary Schools                                                     34

Role Model and Parental Factors                                     36

Guidance and Counselling in Nigeria                              44

School Counsellor                                                          48

Roles of Counsellors in Career Development                   52

Appraisal of the Reviewed Related Literatures                 59

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

Introduction                                                           61

Research Design                                                             61

Sample and Sampling Procedure                                    62

Instrumentation                                                             64

Psychometric Property of the Instrument                        65

Validity                                                                          65

Reliability                                                                       65

Procedure for Data Collection                                         65

Method of Data Analysis                                                 67

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS

Introduction                                                                   68

Demographic Data                                                         68

Hypotheses Testing                                                        73

Summary of Findings                                                     77

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION, AND

  RECOMMENDATIONS

Introduction                                                                   79

Discussion                                                                     80

Conclusion                                                                     86

Implications of the Findings                                           87

Recommendations                                                          88

Suggestions for Further Studies                                     90

References                                                                     92

Appendix                                                                       96

 

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1:     Distribution of Respondents by Age, Gender,

Religion and Class Level                                69

Table 2:     Means and Rank Order of Responses to the

Items on the influence of guidance and

counselling services on career choice of

students                                                       71

Table 3:     Mean, Standard Deviation and t-value

of Respondents on the influence of guidance

and counselling on career choice on the

basis of gender                                              73

Table 4:     ANOVA Result on the influence of

guidance and counselling on career choice

on the basis of Religion                                 74

Table 5:     Mean, Standard Deviation and t-value of

Respondents on the influence of guidance

and counselling on career choice on the

basis of class level                                        75

Table 8:     ANOVA Result on the Influence of guidance

and counselling on career choice on the

basis of age                                                   76

 

 

ABSTRACT

         This study investigated the influence of Guidance and Counselling ion career choice of secondary school students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. This research work was to assess the extent to which influence of Guidance and Counselling has influenced in career choice of secondary school students in Ekiti Local Government Area, Kwara State.

         The population sample was two hundred (200) students randomly selected from each school in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. The researcher’s designed influence of Guidance and Counselling in carrier choice questionnaire (IGCCQ) was used to collect data from the respondents. Four null hypotheses were generated to guide the study.

The finding revealed that, age, gender, religious and class level of respondents has the influence of guidance and counselling in career choice of secondary school students in Ekiti Local Government, Kwara State.  It was recommended that practicing counsellors from all levels of institutions should design individual and group counselling programmes for students to cater for comprehensive and effective education for all level of institutions. Through such programmes, students will be educated to appreciate good moral and stay away from deviance behaviours in the school and outside the school. Also indecent dressing should be discouraged and students should work harder and be dedicated to their studies.

         

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Agbabiaka, A (2021). Influence Of Guidance and Counselling in Career Choice of Secondary School Students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-career-choice-of-secondary-school-students-in-ekiti-local-government-area-of-kwara-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and AHMED Agbabiaka "Influence Of Guidance and Counselling in Career Choice of Secondary School Students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State" Afribary. Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-career-choice-of-secondary-school-students-in-ekiti-local-government-area-of-kwara-state. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and AHMED Agbabiaka . "Influence Of Guidance and Counselling in Career Choice of Secondary School Students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State". Afribary, Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021. Web. 20 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-career-choice-of-secondary-school-students-in-ekiti-local-government-area-of-kwara-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Agbabiaka, AHMED . "Influence Of Guidance and Counselling in Career Choice of Secondary School Students in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 20, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-career-choice-of-secondary-school-students-in-ekiti-local-government-area-of-kwara-state