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Title: The effect of discipline on the academic performance of pupils in the selected primary schools of Ainabkoi division, Eldoret east district Kenya
Authors: Kipsat Jepchirchir, Salome
Keywords: Discipline
Academic performance of pupils
Primary schools
Ainabkoi division, Eldoret east district
Kenya
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The major purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of discipline and academic performance of the pupils in the selected schools of Ainabkoi Division, Eldoret East District, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between indiscipline and performance of pupils, investigate the causes of indiscipline in schools to establish solutions to the problem of indiscipline in Ainabkoi Division. The instruments used for data collection were questionnaires and focused group discussion. The findings indicated that those pupils perform well in class. The respondents named poverty, lack of parental guidance, emotional stress and joining gang groups. Lastly the solutions to the problem of school discipline were investigated and results reveal that suspensions and punishments are the most effective. School authorities and teachers should identify the reasons for children's misbehavior and therefore deal with the problem. Relative of the pupils and teachers should work hand in hand to discipline pupils. Guardians should realize that they play a bigger part in disciplining their children. Effective and less violent means of disciplining children should be devised.
Description: A Research Report Presented To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The Award Of Bachelor Of Education In Early Childhood And Primary Education Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/13893
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education

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