International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education
Abbreviation: IJIAPE | ISSN (Print): 2602-4780 | ISSN (Online): 2602-4489 | DOI: 10.29329/ijiape

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International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education 2022, Vol. 6(4) 249-270

Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services in Public Senior Secondary Schools in Gashua Educational Zone in Yobe State, Nigeria

Usman Mohammed Dakasku & Umar Bah

pp. 249 - 270   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.4

Published online: December 31, 2022  |   Number of Views: 4  |  Number of Download: 27


Abstract

This research was on assessement of guidance and counselling services in public senior secondary schools in Gashua Education Zone. The researchers employ the use of survey research design for the study. The target population of the study was 378 teachers with a sample of 186 respondents in six selected public senior secondary schools (three schools drawn from rural and three from urban area) using stratified and simple random sampling technique. Two hypotheses are tested. A self-designed questionnaire named “Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services Questionnaire (AGCSQ)” with a reliability chronbach’s coefficient of .72 was use for data collection. Data collected for the research was analysed using t-test for independent sample to the test the research hypotheses. The study shows that a significant difference was found between the view of male and female teachers in respect  to offering of guidance services (counselling, orientation, information, referral, and follow-up services). With regard to offering of appraisal and placement services it shows that there was no significant difference in the view of male and female teachers in public senior secondary schools in Gashua Education Zone. Furthermore, the findings indicated a significant difference in school location with regard to offering of guidance services (counselling, orientation, information, appraisal, and placement services) and with regard to offering of referral and follow-up services it indicated that no significant difference in school location in public senior secondary schools in Gashua Education Zone was found. From the findings, it is recommended that there is a need for public senior secondary schools to offer counselling service, appraisal service, placement service, referral service and follow-up service to assist students in making a wise decision. This decision include; educational plan, career choice of interest and personal social adjustment. Similarly,orientation service should be improved to assist students on how to participate in sport exercise like football. It is also recommended that information service should be improved to assist students toward educational development and career choices of interest in all public senior secondary schools in Gashua Education Zone be it in rural or urban schools.

Keywords: Guidance and Counselling, Servives, Public, Gender, Rural and Urban


How to Cite this Article

APA 6th edition
Dakasku, U.M. & Bah, U. (2022). Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services in Public Senior Secondary Schools in Gashua Educational Zone in Yobe State, Nigeria . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education, 6(4), 249-270. doi: 10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.4

Harvard
Dakasku, U. and Bah, U. (2022). Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services in Public Senior Secondary Schools in Gashua Educational Zone in Yobe State, Nigeria . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education, 6(4), pp. 249-270.

Chicago 16th edition
Dakasku, Usman Mohammed and Umar Bah (2022). "Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services in Public Senior Secondary Schools in Gashua Educational Zone in Yobe State, Nigeria ". International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education 6 (4):249-270. doi:10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.4.

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