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Title: An investigation of students' involvement in Selected Secondary Schools discipline Enhancement in Rongo Division Rongo District-Kenya
Authors: Aloo, Pamella Amondi
Keywords: Schools Discipline
Secondary Schools
Rongo District-Kenya
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning.
Abstract: Each year about 50 schools go on strike during the month of July, this year (2008) over 300 schools were on revolt dnring the second tenn. It is a tension filled month because of the mocks, schools running out of money and meals way below standard. Students have endured six months of what they cons,der ill treatment, incompetence and absenteeism of teachers, adrn.inistrative conuption, poor maintenance of buildings and no one to listen to their normally reasonable complaints and suggestions. It is also the cold season in the highlands and students have little to kceep themselves warm, physically and morally. The only way to attract attention they reasnn is by radical means: striking though rarely w1fo arson until recently. Post-election violence could be a caw,e. Some student's moral responsibility was totat'.y killed during the 'troubles'. They burnt houses; saw people running away, children falling from exhaustion, from hunger and thirst for water. They became immune to any feelings of humanity. They regarded then- deeds «s successful when they saw people being killed or maimed and property destro ye:!. The perpetrators of such deeds (who included student.:) were not reprimanded but were regarded as heroes, some students got an idea that in order to successful, one needed to disrupt anri destroy systems. The study adopted a Descriptive research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtaio a better understanding of the stlidents' r::irticipation and reinforcement of school rules in selected secondary schools ir. Rongo division,Rongo district. The method chosen allowed a collection of comprehensive anJ intensive data and provided an in-depth understanding c.Y the topic under study.
Description: A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Bachelors of Education (Arts) of Kampala International University.
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