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dc.contributor.authorWangia, Joyce
dc.contributor.authorWaswa, Fuchaka
dc.contributor.authorWaudo, Judith
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-05T08:06:53Z
dc.date.available2020-11-05T08:06:53Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.citationWangia, J., Waswa, F., & Waudo, J. (2019). Determinants of Self-Esteem, Educational Performance and Career Prospects among Secondary School Students in Navakholo Constituency, Kakamega, Kenya.en_US
dc.identifier.issn2222-1735 (Paper), 2222-288X (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttps://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/article/view/48069
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/20812
dc.descriptionA research article polished in Journal of Education and Practiceen_US
dc.description.abstractIn the quest to identify challenges to students’ educational performance, cross-sectional study was carried out on 350 randomly selected students of St. Kizito and Sivilie secondary schools in Navakholo Constituency. A social survey design using closed and open-ended questionnaires was used to gather data, which was analysed using descriptive statistics. Results showed that students’ self-esteem is mainly negatively influenced by demeaning comments from both class teachers and parents. These negative pronouncements eventually lead to poor schooling outcomes and difficulties in making career choices. In particular, students appeared to avoid pursuing competitive courses and careers like engineering, medicine and law. Further, they indicated having had little information regarding career choices during their school years. This study recommends that evaluation of teachers and parents/guardians by students should be encouraged albeit confidentially so that appropriate counselling could be extended to these inter-related tripartite stakeholders in pursuit of better learning environment, educational outcomes and ultimately career choices.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherInternational Knowledge Sharing Platformen_US
dc.subjectSelf Esteemen_US
dc.subjectLearning Outcomesen_US
dc.subjectCareer choicesen_US
dc.subjectCounsellingen_US
dc.titleDeterminants of Self-Esteem, Educational Performance and Career Prospects among Secondary School Students in Navakholo Constituency, Kakamega, Kenyaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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