Assessing the counselling needs of high school students in Kenya

Nyutu, Pius; Gysbers, Norman
May 2008
International Journal for Educational & Vocational Guidance;May2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p83
Academic Journal
The Student Counselling Needs Scale (SCNS) was administered to 867 participants recruited from high schools in Kenya. The data were analyzed using exploratory factor analysis yielding five factors: human relationships, career development, self development, social values, and learning skills were assessed. The findings highlighted the importance of using assessment instruments to identify students’ counselling needs in Kenya.


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