The state of guidance in Mdantsane High Schools

Nonyukela, Nontathu Elizabeth (1993) The state of guidance in Mdantsane High Schools. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

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Guidance was introduced into Black Schools in 1981. Its aim was to help students so that they could understand themselves and the world they live in. At present it appears that very little Guidance is taking place in the Mdantsane High Schools. This was supported by these research findings. In the research five High Schools were investigated to discover the state of Guidance in these High Schools. The writer made use of an interview schedule which was presented to the principals of the five High Schools. Questionnaires were given to twenty seven Guidance teachers from the same High Schools and to two hundred and fifty student respondents. In each High School fifty student respondents were chosen, that is, ten from each standard. The research findings suggested that Guidance is not receiving its rightful place in these five High Schools since it is not effectively taught. The findings were generalised to other High Schools. Reasons for the ineffective teaching of Guidance were given by both the principal and teacher respondents. Recommendations are made as to how this state of Guidance can be remedied and improved.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Guidance, Black schools, Secondary schools, Mdantsane High School, Teachers, Students, Learners, Principals, Recommendations
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Education > Education
Supervisors:Euvrard, George
ID Code:4125
Deposited By: Philip Clarke
Deposited On:23 Nov 2012 09:52
Last Modified:23 Nov 2012 09:52
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