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Career Decision Making Status of Adolescents in Kisumu Municipality, Kenya

Show simple item record Mbagaya, Catherine Othuon, Lucas Migunde, Quinter 2018-06-28T08:40:11Z 2018-06-28T08:40:11Z 2015-02-01
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to establish the decision making status of adolescents in Kisumu municipality across various demographic variables. The sample consisted of 359 (162 males and 197 females) secondary school students from year one to year four. The students were surveyed on a measure of career indecision. The findings of the study show that gender and the type of school a student attends has a significant influence on their career decision making status. Students in private schools are more undecided than those in public schools. Career indecision scores also decreases as one progresses from year one to year four. Based on the findings of the current study the researcher recommends that Career counsellors should attend to the challenges students’ face in relation to making career decisions so as to reduce their level of indecision. The current study may provide a Kenyan perspective of adolescence career decision making status which is currently lacking in literature. This information may then aid career researchers and counselors in implementing effective vocational intervention strategies that guide and assist the students in their career development. en_US
dc.publisher Scholarlink Resource Centre Ltd en_US
dc.subject career indecision, adolescents, gender, type of school, grade, career counseling en_US
dc.title Career Decision Making Status of Adolescents in Kisumu Municipality, Kenya en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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