Counselling for Utilization of University Students Research Findings by the Nigeria Government and Private Sector



This study investigated the opinion of Academic Staff of Nigeria Universities regarding the utilization of university education students research findings in solving educational problems. The study sought to find out if government and private sector effectively utilize the university students research findings for improved productivity. A study sample of 100 academic staff (50 each) from Faculty of Education, University of Calabar and Faculty of Education, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria was used for the study. A 15-item questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. Two research hypotheses were formulated and tested at .05 level of probability, using the t-test statistics. The findings indicated that the level of utilization of students educational research findings is not significantly high. The study also discovered that the level of utilization of students’ research finding by government was not significantly different from that of the private sectors. Based on the findings, the researchers recommended that the Federal Government should establish a Ministry of Higher Education to collaborate with the National University Commission to draw government full attention on how to utilize students research findings. Some counselling implications were also enhanced.

Keywords: Counselling, findings, government, Nigerian, private, research, sectors, students, university, utilization


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