STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING ROLE AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NORTHERN NIGERIA: THE CASE OF TARABA STATE
Asian Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies,
This study investigated student’s perception of guidance and counselling role and their academic performance in public secondary schools in Northern Nigeria, with emphasis on Taraba State. Two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The population consisted of senior secondary school class three which was 2523 drawn across 150 public schools in the study area. The Sample population of the study was 252. A questionnaire titled “Student’s Perception of Guidance and Counseling’s Role and their Academic Performance in public Secondary Schools” (SPGCRAPSS) was used to collect data. The instrument consisted of 15 items were responded by the targeted audience. The instrument was validated by an expert in the Department of Educational Foundation, Guidance and Counselling and two other experts in Measurement and Evaluation. The Pearson Product Moment correlation technique was used in analyzing the data collected. The findings revealed that guidance and counselling role plays an integral part in shaping and building a strong sense of students’ performance upon their chosen career.
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Oye NO, Obi MC, Mohd TN, Bernice A. Guidance and counselling in Nigerian secondary schools: The Role of ICT. International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science. 2012;8:26-33.
DOI: 10.58 15/ijmecs.2012.08.04
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