PROFILE OF STUDENTS WHO ARE REFERRED TO THE GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING TEACHERS (84 - 102)
Keywords:Profile, referred students, Guidance and Counseling teachers, family aspects
This study investigates the profile of students who are referred to Guidance and Counseling teachers. The profiles includes family aspects such as number of siblings, caretakers, place of residence location and type, parents’ education level, and experience being punished at home. This study is a survey that was carried out in schools that were chosen purposively in Perak and Selangor. Data were analysed using percentage and mean. The findings show that majority of the respondents were students of average socioeconomic background, that has a number of siblings between 3 to 4, living with biological parents in terraced houses in urban areas. Most respondents are not aware of the educational level of their parents. Mother is found to be the closest person in their lives. The results also shows that most of the respondents did not have the experience of being punished at home. Those who have been punished claimed that they have whipped. They are punished for coming home late.