Students can benefit from counselling

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STUDENTS should make full use of the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s counselling services to discuss on their future career path, said an officer at the Counselling and Career Guidance Section of the Department of Schools.

Siti Hajar Hj Khamis told The Brunei Times yesterday in an interview that all O Level and A Level students should not hesitate to consult with counsellors as it would assist them in making the right choice for their higher education and career.

“Career teachers and counsellors are willing to help and guide the students to find the right pathway for them, they need to get the consultation to make sure they make the right decision,” she said.

Since the release of the A Level and O Level results recently, over 20 students have visited the Counselling and Career Guidance Section to seek assistance from counsellors and career teachers.

Siti Hajar believes it is a good sign as the students and parents are concerned and taking action to ensure they take the right path for the students’ future.

She said it is important for all students to speak to relevant authorities, including the career teachers and counsellors, as they may make the wrong choice for their higher education and career.

Siti Hajar explained that during the counselling session, they will sit down with the students and discuss on the actions and paths they should take based on their results and qualification.

She said students who achieve low grades can also sit down with the counsellors to discuss on their next step in pursuing their studies.

Meanwhile, Hjh Masnah Hj Daud, who is also officer at the Counselling and Career Guidance Section, said communication is also important between parents and students.

“Communication is very important to make a decision. Parents need to communicate and discuss together with their children,” she said.

The Brunei Times