Deviant behaviour in schools: implication for counselling (a study of selected public senior secondary schools in lagos state, nigeria)

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admin goodwood

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine deviant behaviour in schools and its implication for counselling in selected public senior secondary schools in Lagos State.


Research Methodology: The study employed a survey (descriptive) design. Qualitative data was analyzed by establishing categories, themes and sub-themes. While quantitative data was analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS).


Results: The statistical presentation revealed that there were quite different kinds of deviant behaviours predominant amongst public senior secondary school students in Lagos State.


Limitations: Some limitations of the study include financial constraints, time, and access to literature.


Contribution: The study will be useful to the educational stakeholders such as the educationist, psychologists, curriculum developers, parents and the students themselves. It will also, leads to the development of the methods that will help students manage their deviant behaviour.

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How to Cite
admin goodwood. (2020). Deviant behaviour in schools: implication for counselling (a study of selected public senior secondary schools in lagos state, nigeria). Journal of Social, Humanity, and Education, 1(1), 33-39. https://doi.org/10.35912/jshe.v1i1.214