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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Nota, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The first purpose of the study was to establish how Italian adolescents perceive jobs in the newly emerging economy sectors as well as more traditional jobs from gender-stereotyped and gender-segregated perspectives. The second purpose was to verify the role of problem-solving and gender in gender-role stereotyping. A total of 217 Italian high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Problem Solving, Adolescents
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Song, Jingjing; Zuo, Bin; Wen, Fangfang; Yan, Lei – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Exposure to negative math-gender stereotypes undermines the intentions of female college students to engage in careers in the math field, yet the mechanisms by which such stereotypes relate to girls' career intentions remain unclear. We simultaneously tested multiple mediators in a sample of 186 female students from one high school in central…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Career Choice, Mathematics Education
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Ntinda, Kayi; Mpofu, Elias; Bender, Benza; Moagi, Sophie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
The study determined personal-socio-contextual influences that predicted the perceived quality of relationships with Batswana early teenage mothers. The participants were 86 Botswana high school students (mean age 18.97, SD = 1.76) with motherhood. They completed a numerical measure of adjustment to teenage motherhood in the context of family,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
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Yilmaz-Gozu, Hamide – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The present study explores gender differences in help-seeking attitudes and the effects of counsellor gender and problem type on those attitudes among Turkish high school students. The Attitudes towards Seeking Help Scale and a survey instrument concerning related factors were administered to 342 adolescents. ANOVAs show that male and female…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Help Seeking
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Chan, Stephanie; Quinn, Philip – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
This study examines secondary school students' perceptions of inhibiting factors in seeking counselling. Responses to a questionnaire completed by 1346 secondary school students were analysed using quantitative and qualitative methods. Exploratory factor analysis highlighted that within 21 pre-defined inhibiting factors, items loaded strongly on…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis, Inhibition
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Jung, Jae Yup; McCormick, John – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
This exploratory study investigated the occupational decision-related processes of senior high school students, in terms of the extent to which they may be amotivated in choosing a future occupation. Data were gathered using a newly developed questionnaire, which was largely adapted from a number of psychometrically proven instruments, and…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Career Choice