EFFCTIVENESS

Effective counseling programs are important to the climate and a crucial element in improving student achievement. It can consequently not be over emphasized that there is the need to put in place a mechanism such as, guidance and counselling in every educational setting – particularly, when students choosing a foreign country to educate themselves to help meet students’ educational, personal-social, and vocational needs. Such guidance services assist students to take meaningful decisions and make positive adjustments in life. Hence, guidance which is a helping service aims at behavioral change toward a functional life. Within the guidance program are the following services: appraisal, information, counselling, placement, orientation, consultation, referral and follow-up.