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TABLe 5.5 to what extent do you agree or disagree with these statements about the guidance counsellor that worked with you?

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5.0

Male

5.2

Female

5.0

29 years old or younger

4.9

30-39 years old

4.9

40-49 years old

5.4

50 years or older

4.9

In a city/municipality over 30 000 inhabitants

5.0

In a city/municipality under 30 000 inhabitants or in rural area

5.1

Compulsory education or less

4.9

Upper secondary education (gymnasium)

4.7

Vocational education (upper secondary level)

4.8

Post secondary- or tertiary education

5.3

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satisfaction with guidance on the scale of 1-7 where 1 means very dissatisfied and 7 very satisfied. the figure shows results by gender, age, residence and educational level

the counsellor according to different statements. As table 5.5 shows most of the respondents in Finland rated their counsellor positively. About three out of five (56-62%) of the respondents either agreed or strongly agreed that their counsellor had stressed their active involvement and participation in the guidance

process and in gathering information about work- and/or educational opportunities, had helped them set goals and enhanced their self-confidence, as well as had given them the chance to discuss their strengths and weaknesses. An even higher proportion, 68%, felt that the counsellor had been encouraging as well as

supportive and understanding. Only 7% of respondents either disagreed or strongly disagreed with the statements about the supportiveness and understanding of the counsellor, whereas with other statements there were 9-17% of those who either disagreed or strongly disagreed.

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