Secondary School Students\' Attitudes Towards Counselling In The Central Senatorial District Of Cross River State

  • AI Egong
  • CE Okon
  • PM Adadu
  • AO Egbe


Realizing the importance of counselling in the development of education generally, this paper attempted to find out the students attitudes towards counselling. As a guide to this study, four research questions and four hypotheses were asked and formulated. The population consisted 850 secondary school students and a sample of 350 of both males and females from rural and urban schools. Data were collected through questionnaire. Simple percentage, independent t-test and Pearson Correlation analyses were adopted for the analysis and the following results were obtained: most secondary school students in the central senatorial district of Cross River State exhibit negative attitude towards guidance and counselling. Senior and junior secondary school students do not differ significantly in their attitude towards guidance programme. Sex and age do not influence the attitude of secondary school students towards guidance and counselling programme.

Global Journal for Educational Research Vol. 6 (1&2) 2007: pp. 5-10

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