Secondary school headteachers' attitudes towards guidance and counseling in public secondary schools in Kisii district, Kenya
Upon the headteacher is invested the weighty responsibility of running and controlling the school, and the task of ensuring the success of the school programmes rests squarely on him/her. His attitudes towards such a programme greatly determine its success. The study examines the attitude of headteachers towards the recently introduced guidance and counselling (G&C) programme in the secondary schools in Kenya today. In this research report, sufficient literature is first reviewed to highlight the key concepts regarding the G & C programme, its trend, importance and prevalence in the selected schools with a view of highlighting the problems that could be attributed to headteachers' attitude towards the programme implementation in the Kenyan secondary schools today. Primary data was gathered and analyzed to provide respondent opinions on the characteristic and magnitude of the problem under investigation after which the findings are discussed and conclusions drawn. The research findings are presented in descriptive statistics with recommendations to help the key G & C programmes implementation authorities and other stakeholders in making it popular, workable, and sustainable in not only the sampled secondary schools in Kisii District, but through out the republic.