The root causes of indiscipline in secondary schools of eastern province of Kenya: a case study of Kitui district.

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Kampala international international: College of Education, open and distance learning
It was the aim of the researcher to study the causes of indiscipline affecting secondary schools of Kitui district. In order to achieve this, the research questions were developed. First, the researcher studied the common recorded causes of indiscipline experienced in the selected secondary schools. Second, the researcher identified the measures used by the school administrators on students with the problems of indiscipline in the selected secondary schools. Third, the researcher established that the schools which had most cases of indiscipline experienced a decline in K.C.S.E examinations. The schools that had the list cases of indiscipline achieved higher mean scores in the National Examinations than those with more cases of indiscipline. In order to acquire data related to the research questions, two questionnaires were prepared, validated and administered. The captured data was then analyzed and several deductions were made. The researcher established that the problem of indiscipline in students was rife in the secondary schools of Kitui District. Each school had various numbers of cases of indiscipline reported per week. In addition, the rate of cases of indiscipline was varying in nature though common in most of the schools.
A research report submitted to the faculty of education in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the a ward of the degree of bachelor of arts with education of Kampala international university
Education, Indiscipline, Secondary schools of, Eastern province of Kenya, Kitui district