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ERIC Number: EJ1077464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Effective Vocational Guidance and Counselling Programmes: Creating Opportunities for Harnessing Potentials of Street Beggars
Nweze, Tina; Okolie, Ugochukwu Chnonso
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n26 p127-130 2015
This paper discussed the need to promote vocational guidance and counselling programmes not only at schools but as regards the street beggars. It is observed that majority of street beggars have lots of potentials locked in them which need to be unlocked through vocational guidance and counselling programmes or services. The paper noted that task of counselling is giving individuals opportunities to define, explore, discover and adopt ways of living more satisfying and resourceful life within the social, educational and vocational groupings within which such persons identifies or finds him/herself. It also discussed the concept of vocational guidance and counselling services, and looked at street begging. Opportunities the vocational guidance and counselling programmes could bring to the beggars were also highlighted. The paper concluded by suggesting steps to meeting the challenges vocational guidance and counselling services face in order to harness the potentials of the beggars.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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