TITLE

SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING IN NIGERIA

AUTHOR(S)
Aluede, Oyaziwo; Afen-Akpaida, Justina E.; Adomeh, Ilu O.C.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Education;Winter2004, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p296
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper examined guidance and counselling profession in Nigeria, with a discussion on the history, the present status and the problems confronting the profession in Nigeria, Recommendations are made that the authors believe if implemented would bring the counselling profession in Nigeria into relevance.
ACCESSION #
15546350

 

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