Effects of scouts’ movement on students discipline a case study of Makindye Division, Kampala Uganda

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Kampala International University ,College of Education
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the scout movements on the students discipline in selected schools in Makindye Division, Kampala- Uganda. It was guided by three specific objectives including; - To determine the extent to which the school environment is influenced by scouting, to investigate the extent to which classroom attendance is influenced by scouting as well as to establish a relationship between students’ parenting and scouting. Qualitative design was classified into two major categories which were experimental and general survey design which examined the relationship between scouting and students discipline in selected school in Makindye Division. Independent variables to the study were scouting and students discipline, the independent variable. From the findings, it was indicated that all the head teachers were male, a balance comes in on teachers and this was because the policy rules and regulations enforce this to every scout unit. Most of the students who responded were female. This implies that more female in Makindye division responded to the questionnaires. From the results, it is clears that school has more male teachers in responsibility that female, a scenario that should be checked for equal opportunity. The age factor influences the good relationship between teachers and students thus creating a suitable discharge of scouting. This result to the observance of good character development. It is therefore relevant to develop characters traits in primary schools. The research concluded and recommended that, parents should check on how and what they take their children through especially at the lower stage of development which determines their moral reasoning. Students should as well be keen to uplift the scout movement inform of manifesting what they have attained from it through community service projects and duty to self.
A dissertation submitted to the college of education open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a bachelor degree of science with education of Kampala International University
Students’ discipline, Scouts’ movement