The Effect of Parental Influence on the Choice of Career among Secondary School Students

ABSTRACT
The study was carried out to identify the effects of parental influence has on the child's learning and his future life, endeavour of student in Egor  Local Government Area of Edo State. A student population of 50 student drawn from five Secondary School in Egor Local Government Area randomly selected was used for the study to each student questionnaire was administered and answer offered were collated and analysed. The result obtained from the study show that, illiterate parents have little or no time to their children's education children from educated home background show more interest in education lack of motivation and parents forcing them to do their will. It was also found out that only few students are interested in their parent's occupation. Discoveries from the study reveals that illiterate parents have no interest in their children academic growth, parents are not a factor influencing the choice of career among their children. Furthermore, there is no significant different between children from educated home towards Education of given the necessary motivation.  This is due to the fact that a consideration number of children live without parental support, as in orphans, children living in the streets, displaced and refused children who on account of the poverty of their parents are subjected to inhuman and sadistic ordeals.  This reduces their desire to learn as it happens frequently in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE   
1.1         BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.2         STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
1.3         PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
1.4         SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.5         RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
1.6         SCOPE AND DELIMITATION
1.7         DEFINITION OF TERMS
CHAPTER TWO   
2.1         LITERATURE REVIEW
2.2         WHY PEOPLE CHOOSE CAREER
2.3         FACTORS INFLUENCE CHOICE OF CAREER
2.4         WHY PARENTS INFLUENCE CHOICE OF CAREER
2.5         PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH CAREER CHOICE
2.6         POSITIVE INFLUENCE OF PARENTS ON CAREER CHOICE.
CHAPTER THREE
3.1         METHODOLOGY
3.2         SOURCE OF DATA
3.3         POPULATION AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUE
3.4         INSTRUMENTATION
3.5         ADMINISTRATION OF INSTRUMENT
3.6         VALIDITY OF INSTRUMENT
3.7         ANALYSIS OF DATA.
3.8         STATISTICAL METHOD USE
CHAPTER FOUR 
PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA.
CHAPTER FIVE   
5.1         RECOMMENDATION
5.2         RECOMMENDATION TO THE PARENT
5.3         RECOMMENDATION TO THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
5.4         RECOMMENDATION OF FURTHER RESEARCHER
5.5         CONCLUSION.
REFERENCES     
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APA

Ifeanyi, G. (2018). The Effect of Parental Influence on the Choice of Career among Secondary School Students. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-parental-influence-on-the-choice-of-career-among-secondary-school-students-7272

MLA 8th

Ifeanyi, Godspower "The Effect of Parental Influence on the Choice of Career among Secondary School Students" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-parental-influence-on-the-choice-of-career-among-secondary-school-students-7272. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Ifeanyi, Godspower . "The Effect of Parental Influence on the Choice of Career among Secondary School Students". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 23 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-parental-influence-on-the-choice-of-career-among-secondary-school-students-7272 >.

Chicago

Ifeanyi, Godspower . "The Effect of Parental Influence on the Choice of Career among Secondary School Students" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-parental-influence-on-the-choice-of-career-among-secondary-school-students-7272