Ekiti State University

Welcome to the Department of Guidance And Counselling

I am pleased to welcome you to the Department of Guidance and Counselling, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. This is one of the foundation Departments in the Faculty of Education and the University that runs degree in Guidance and Counselling and early Childhood Education. Our main goal is behaviourmoulding and modification. 

The Department is made up of proven scholars whose responsibilities are to assist individuals to discover themselves and their world. Members of the Department are vasts in their various fields of specialization which is evident in the running of Postgraduate Programme (M.Ed and Ph.D) in Guidance and Counselling and Educational Psychology.

The primary purpose of the Department is to provide a learning environment in which students can discover, examine critically, preserve and transmit the knowledge, wisdom and values that will help ensure the survival of future generations and improve the quality of life for all. Our programmes produce counsellors who contribute significantly to all round development of students in primary, secondary and tertiary school Systems and teachers that will be able to efficiently manage teaching and learning of children in Nursery and Primary Schools and all levels of education.

Guidance and Counselling cuts across so many fields of study. Therefore, graduates from the Department can work as Professional Counsellors in diverse establishments which include Tertiary Institutions, Primary and Secondary Schools, Government Parastatals Hospitals, Industries and Law Firms. You will never regret partnering with us.