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This paper considered counsellors’ perception of the roles of records and record keeping in guidance programme evaluation, using the 28 secondary school counsellors in Onitsha educational zone of Anambra State. Three research questions guided the study. The design was survey. Instrument used to collect data was a 23-item questionnaire titled counsellors’ Perception Questionnaire (CPQ). It was validated by 3 experts and its reliability index was 0.79 using Cronback Alpha. Analysis of data was done using mean. Results showed that counsellors positively perceived the role of records and record keeping in evaluation of guidance programme except that school principals’ provision of fund is based on the success of a guidance programme. The result also showed that school counsellors do not keep record of all the counseling programme services. They often keep records for group and individual counselling and educational concern of students only. Challenges to keeping of counselling records include lack of adequate funding and frequent transfer of the counsellors. Based on the findings, one of the recommendations was that record keeping materials such as computers, tape recorders, video cassettes, file jackets among others should be made available to counsellors in schools.
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