Impact of Guidance and Counseling on Academic Performance

Dabone, Kyeremeh Tawiah, Graham, Yaa Alberta, Fabea, Ineke Bossman


The study was carried out in order to ascertain the impact of guidance and counselling on academic performance. The study area was the Dormaa Senior High School in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. Pre-test and post-test control group design was appliedfor the study. An experimental design was used as the research frame for the study. 40 students were selected; 20 for experimental group and 20 for control group for the study. Two hypotheses were formulated to keep the study in focus.

Data from respondents were gathered by the use of interviews. The results of the findings revealed that there is no significant difference of pre-test scores of experimental and control group. However,significant difference was realized between post-test scores of experimental and control group with regards to academic performance.

It was recommended that full time counsellors be appointed in each school to address the existing and teething problems of students. It was again recommended that guidance programmes should be seriously included in the curriculum of our pre-tertiary institutions. .

Key Words: Guidance, Counselling, Counsellor and Treatment

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