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INFLUENCE OF PARENTS AND PEERS ON STUDENTS CHOICE OF CAREER

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INFLUENCE OF PARENTS AND PEERS ON STUDENTS CHOICE OF CAREER

ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to investigate the influence of parent and peer on students career choice among secondary students. The purpose of this study is to find out how parental occupation influence career choice among secondary school students, explore the influence of parental social-economic status on career choice among secondary school students. Relevant literature were revealed.

Descriptive research design was used for this study. The population for the study consisted of both parent and students of Ado Local Government Area. One hundred respondents were sampled using stratified and simple random sampling techniques. Questionnaire was used to collect relevant information from the sampled subject. Validity of the instrument was established by given the drafted questionnaires some test export and project supervisor by their correction and suggestion. The reliability was adjudged established. The scores generated were analysed using frequency count and percentages.

          The study revealed that parental occupation influenced positively the career choice of the students in that parents whose occupation was prestigious and senior attracted their children to follow in suit similar careers. Parents who also facilitate educational tours related to their careers positively influenced career choice of the children.

The study concluded that ways which could be used to influence positive career choice among students included parental encouragement based on academic ability, personality traits regardless of the social economic status as well as parental occupation. There are students who have inborn talents which may not be related to the occupation of the parents. Also students should be educated on subject combination as well as job market for their respective careers. The study made the following recommendations;

  1. 1. Schools should employ career counselors to guide students with regard to their abilities and talent
  2. Parents should not force careers on children based on failed ambition.
  3. Universities and colleges should orient secondary school students on subject combination and career prospects.
  4. Career tours should be encouraged without regarding the academic ability of the students.
  5. 5. Natural talents and abilities should be early identified by the school and the student be properly nurtured.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE                                                                                    I

CERTIFICATION                                                                            II

DEDICATION                                                                                  III

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                                              IV

ABSTRACT                                                                                     VI

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                  VIII

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                                            1

Statement of the Problem                                                                           4

Purpose of Study                                                                              5

Research Questions                                                                           6

Significance of the Study                                                                            7

Delimitation of the Study                                                                           8

Definition of Key Terms                                                                             8

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Introduction                                                                                                11

Influence of Parental Occupations                                                    11

Social Economic Status of the Parents                                                       15

Peer Influence                                                                                    18

Parental Support                                                                              23

Summary                                                                                          26

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD

Research Design                                                                                28

Population of the study                                                                    29

Sampling and Sampling Techniques                                                           29

Research Instrument                                                                         29

Validity of Instrument                                                                      30

Reliability of Instrument                                                                             30

Administration of the Instruments                                                    31

Technique for Data Analysis                                                            31

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSION

Results                                                                                              32

Discussion of Results                                                                        42

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary                                                                                          44

Conclusion                                                                                        45

Recommendations                                                                                      46

References                                                                                         48

Questionnaire                                                                                    5711111111111

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