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Title: Factors Affecting Guidance And Counselling Programmes In Selected Secondary Schools In North Kinangop Nyandarua District
Authors: Kabaiya, Peter T
Keywords: Factors affecting guidance and counselling programmes in schools
Issue Date: Oct-2004
Publisher: Egerton University
Abstract: One of the serious problems facing education in Kenya’s Secondary Schools has been persisiient student unrest and indiscipline partly attributed to poor guidance and counseling S_‘.'VlC:S. The purpose of this study is to identify factors affecting guidance and counseling prograinnies in North K inangop Division of Nyandarua Sout i District. Ex-postfacto design was employed in the study. The location of the stuciy was North Kinangop Division of Nyandarua District. The population for the study consisted of i2 teat her counselors and 1000 fc-mi IV students. The sample for the study was chosen randomly comprising of I83 students and 5- tcaelici" counselors. The instruments were piIot- tested, adjustments made to the questionnaire and a reliability eoefficient of 0 71 cronbach’s coefficient alpha was obtained. It was done in Tmgcmano secondary school. The researcher collected data using student and teachei counselor C§ti‘»3SllOl1T1?:lll'€. Frequencies, mean, standard deviation and pcrcentages were used to analyze the ciunl§teiti\'e and quantitative data. The data was analyzed using a computer software SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) for windows versio 1 ll.5. The analysis of the findings indicated that tne selected factors apfecting guidance and counseling were f.1i":iily factors, religi».)i2: values, teacher counselor activities and leadership offered by school prmcipals. lt was ic:coii.,nendcd tliat there is need t.: develop comprehensive guidance and counseling, introducing peer guidance and ccunssling, and principal involvement in the guidance and 1.-ounscling progiaznme.
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