Impact of Career Choice in Secondary Schools and Counselling Services in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Abstract

This study investigate career choice in secondary schools and career counselling Service in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Intelligent children from poor socio -economic background should be encouraged by the government to take professional courses through scholarship, which will help them, enhance a brighter future. Teacher should also be allowed to identify the best course for each child through continues assessment and career counselling orientation, workshops and seminars should be organized for parents and students aimed at changing their mind set on gender streaming as Source of influence, parent or mentors should be brought into circle of counselling and discussion to help the student in a comprehensive career plan. Industries should invest resource for the purpose of training students, while still in secondary schools. Student should follow a career plan of informed decision making, rather than one of hypothesis.

Keywords: Career, Choice, Counselling, Impact, Service

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 71-77 (Download PDF)

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