Abstract: The study investigated difficulties of curriculum implementation of language education and guidance and counselling in tertiary institutions as a result of poor funding. The motivation for this study was on account of the concern over widespread questions raised against the teaching of guidance and counseling and the standard of the education system. Three objectives were pursued; to identify perceived problems, causes, and possible solutions to curriculum implementation on language education and guidance and counseling. 200 purposively selected teachers of tertiary institutions constituted sample for the study. A validated questionnaire with 3 sections constructed by the researchers formed the main instrument of the study. Data generated were subjected to statistical analysis using average mean score and standard deviation. The findings revealed the most frequently occurring problems, causes and possible solutions of the curriculum implementation on guidance and counseling. Based on the results obtained from the study, it was recommended that management of tertiary institutions should be made to incorporate the task of monitoring their academic staff to the administrative task, a review of the curriculum to meet contemporary need of the society and the importance for a paradigm shift of some educational policies to result oriented policies in an attempt to enhance appropriate curriculum implementation in relation to language education and guidance and counselling. Finally, the paper concludes by recommending full implementation of the suggested strategies and that government should address all issues causing poor funding of tertiary education in Nigeria.


Key words: Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Guidance and Counselling, Language Education, Poor Funding, and Tertiary Institutions,