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Greener Journal of  Educational Research Vol. 6(1), pp. 001-004February 2016

 ISSN: 2276-7789 © 2011-2016 Greener Journals

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The Use of Psychological Testing in Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Evaluation: Counselling Implications to the Present Day Educational System in Nigeria


Adebule S. O., Onijigin E.O. & Akomolafe O.D.


Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria



This write up examines the use of psychological testing in diagnostic, formative and summative evaluation. Attempt was made to highlight some principles of psychological testing, types and advantages of formative and summative evaluation. It concludes by stating the counselling implications to the present day educational system in Nigeria.


Keywords: Psychological Testing, Counselling Implications, Educational System.

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