RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND VOCATIONAL ASPIRATION OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SOKOTO STATE
This study discusses the relationship between parental, socio-economic status and vocational aspiration of male and female senior secondary school students in Sokoto state All SS3 students of senior secondary schools in Sokoto state, under the ministry of education were considered as a population of the study. 52 senior secondary schools were drawn as a sample of the study. Deliberate sampling technique was used in choosing the schools, and proportionate for the sample. The research studied 336 students using Krejcie and Morgan table to Determine sample size. Two instruments were administered: s e lf developed a socio-economic status instrument to measure the socio-economic status of the parents, and s e lf developed vocational aspiration inventory to measure student's vocational aspiration. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient was used for hypothesis testing. Result revealed a significant relationship between socio-economic status and vocational aspiration of senior secondary school students, and significant relationship was fo u n d between nude and female vocational aspiration. For these parents, teachers, government and the entire community have a stake in helping the adolescent toward achieving life goals through. Good use o f parent's socioeconomic status and understanding the sex roles in aspiring vocation.
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