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Title: Students’ Cultural Practices and Their Attitude Towards Guidance and Counseling Services in Public Secondary Schools in Kegonga Division Kenya
Authors: Roseline, Atieno Awiti
Keywords: Cultural Practices
Students
Guidance and Counseling
Public Secondary Schools i
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
Abstract: This study attempted to correlate the level of Students’ Cultural Practices and their Attitude towards Guidance and Counseling Services in Public Secondary Schools in Kegonga Division Kenya. A descriptive study was conducted at five secondary schools. The total population in school was 90 students as a target population for the study with a sample population of 68 as respondents of the research study were analyzed. The study attempted to; determine the demographic characteristics of respondents in terms of age, gender, qualification and level of experience, identify the level of students’ cultural practices such as absenteeism, stealing and fighting among the secondary school students, identify the level of students attitude towards guidance and counseling such as peer group influence, teachers and school environment among the secondary school students, determine the nature of attitude of secondary school students towards guidance and counseling services and establish if there is a significant relationship between students’ cultural practices and attitude towards guidance and counselling services. A Qualitative and Quantitative method of data collection used a questionnaire as the main research instrument. The findings showed that there was no significant relationship between students’ cultural Practices and attitude towards guidance and counselling services in secondary schools covered by this study. The study recommended that Student centered techniques and activities should, be well incorporated into the program, such as peer counseling and peer mediation as example and Guidance educators and counselors should be supported with appropriate trainings and professional development to meet the full and holistic needs of participating teachers, students, schools, families and communities
Description: A Thesis Presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Higher Degrees of Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Education in Administration and Management
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7425
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