6The principle of extension Guidance service should not be limited to a few

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6. The principle of extension. Guidance service should not be limited to a few persons, who give observable evidence of its need, but it should be extended to all persons of all ages, who can benefit from it directly or indirectly. 7. The principle of elaboration. Curriculum materials and teaching procedures should be elaborated according to the view point of guidance.
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PRINCIPLES OF GUIDANCE by by John Parankimalil, 2015 8. The principle of adjustment. While it is true that guidance touches every aspect of an individual’s life, it is chiefly concerned with an individual’s physical or mental health, with his adjustment at home, school, society and vocation. 9. Principle of individual needs. The individual and his needs are of utmost significance. Recognition of individual freedom, worth, respect and dignity is the hallmark of guidance. Freedom to make a choice and take a decision needs to be respected and encouraged. 10. The principle of expert opinion. Specific and serious guidance problems should be referred to persons who are trained to deal with particular area of adjustment for their expert opinion.
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PRINCIPLES OF GUIDANCE by by John Parankimalil, 2015 11. The principle of evaluation. The guidance programme should be evaluated in terms of its effectiveness and improvement. Evaluation is essential for the formulation of new goals or re-drafting the existing goals. 12. The principle of responsibility. Parents and teachers have great responsibility in the execution of the work of guidance. The responsibility for guidance should be centred on a qualified and trained person, who is the head the guidance centre. 13. The principle of periodic appraisal. Periodic appraisal should be made of the existing guidance programme so that requisite changes, if any can be carried out for its improvement.
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PRINCIPLES OF GUIDANCE by by John Parankimalil, 2015 Conclusion. Wise and experienced leadership in guidance is, extremely important. It is often said that “As the principal is, so is the school.” This statement holds equally for organized guidance programs. Intelligent application of the basic principles to the operation of a school program of guidance services has value not only for the young or older pupils for whose benefit the program has been organized but also for their parents, the members of the school staff, and the community at large.
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Reference Goss, S. (2014). Counselling and guidance in Africa Article in British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2014.918363 Parankimalil, J. (2015). Principles of guidance. Retrieved from e/ Shayo, E. (2011). Origin And Development Of Guidance And Counseling Practice In Tanzanian Schools. Retrieved from seling-Practice-In-Tanzanian-Schools&id=5766594 Wambu, Grace & Fisher, Teresa. (2015). School Guidance and Counseling in Kenya: Historical Development, Current Status, and Future Prospects. Journal of Education and Practice. 6. 93-102.
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