Vocational Aspiration of Secondary School Students in Ogun State, Nigeria
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Journal of Counselling and Applied Psychology (JOCAP)
The study investigation the Application of Donald Super’s and Ginzberg’s theories on Vocational Aspiration of Secondary School Students in Ogun State, Nigeria. Quasi-experimental pre-test/post-test Control Group designs were adopted for the study. Simple and stratified random sampling techniques were used to select 116 participants, consisting of 61 male and 55 female participants drawn from three Junior Secondary Schools in Ogun State. Two research instruments were adapted and used to collect data for the study. The data collected were analysed statistically, using analysis of Covariance (ANOVA). Results revealed that application of the theories were effective in improving students’ self-efficacy and vocational aspirations. Also, self-efficacy significantly influenced vocational aspiration of students. It was recommended that school administrators, teachers and parents should provide a favourable atmosphere that enhances students’ self-efficacy while students should also be helped to set realistic and stimulating goals based on their capabilities and interest.
Vocational , Aspiration , Secondary School , Students , Ogun State , Nigeria , Application , Donald Super , Eli Ginzberg , Theories , Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION
Olusakin, A.M., Okoli, C.E. & Edak-Unoh Efretuei (2017). Vocational Aspiration of Secondary School Students in Ogun State, Nigeria: Application of Donald Super’s and Eli Ginzberg’s Theories. Journal of Counselling and Applied Psychology (JOCAP). 4(1), 166-172