Prof. Uju Patricia Egenti, Benedict Ugochukwu Okudo


This paper discussed Guidance and Counselling  as a panacea to youth employability in a global   competitive   economy.   The   paper   discussed   who   a   youth   is   the   concept   of employability,  employability  skills needed by the youth to make it in a global competitive economy. The concept of guidance and counselling and its aims were equally discussed. The study went further to close the gap between guidance and counselling and employability in a global economy. Some recommendations were made to the counsellors to be more committed to their work and voluntarily offer cognitive behavioural  therapy to youths during career talks and PTA meetings in schools and during orientation of youth corps at camp. It was also recommended  that  government  should  come  to  the  aid  of  guidance  and  counselling  by making the services available, effective and sustainable across all the educational institutions and other social institutions in Nigeria.


Guidance and Counselling, Youth, Employability, Employability Skills, Global Competition Economy

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