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Title: Counselling Strategies for Enhancing Student's Further Education and Career Readiness
Authors: Momoh, Grace
Akintunde, O. Oluyomi
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON)
Abstract: This paper examined Counselling strategies for enhancing secondary school students‘ readiness for career and further education. Secondary school students tend to make wrong subject combinations and career choices. These negatively affect students’ progress in pursuing higher education. Some other effects include, delay in gaining admission and spending of extra years before graduating from higher institutions. The paper stressed the need for school Counselors to offer professional assistance in ensuring students’ smooth and profitable transition from secondary school to tertiary institution enrollment. Counselling strategies that are helpful in improving students’ readiness practices as proposed in this study include: creation of positive mind-set in students: establishment of motivational programs that will enhance students ‘preparation for further education, organization of periodic workshops and seminars for SSS students‘ enlightenment about careers and readiness; and use of technological innovation like SMS. Whats app and Facebook chats to provide information that will enhance students‘ readiness.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2538
ISSN: 1119-4383
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