Significance of Guidance and Counselling in Kenya

1)In Kenya,the Ministry of Education recognizes guidance and counselling as an essential service that must be provided to every child in the school for personal, academic and career development. 

2)In Kenya, the word ‘counselling’ is habitually used as a general term to refer to several activities in school conducted as guidance and counselling, including personal, academic and career development.

3) The expression ‘guidance and counselling’ or simply counselling is a term that has been used in common parlance, particularly in education and schools where the teacher or counsellor offers knowledge and information on careers, academic performance and therapy as well.