Career Guidance, Participation of Students and its Implication for Kano, Nigeria

Volume 01- Issue 03
Isa Ado Abubakar
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Abstract:


The purpose of the study was to examine students’ participation in career guidance activities as mechanism through which young adults are developed into productive, responsible personalities well equipped for life and work in today’s technology based society. The study focused on career information search, career exploration and assessment aspects of participation. Thus, the findings would help the stakeholders, policy makers and educators in improving the career guidance in schools for effective delivery. Data were collected on 387 participants through 4 Likert scale questionnaires and descriptive statistic, independent t- tests and multiple regression analysis were performed. The results revealed that participation in career guidance activities is generally low and no significant difference existed in the pattern of participation among genders. The predictors were determined and implications of the study are discussed.

Keywords

  • Career Guidance
  • Participation
  • Career Development
  • Career information
  • Exploration
  • Assessment
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