Discipline and academic performance of primary school pupils of sample selected schools in Mbitini Education Zone, Chuluni Division, Kitui North District Eastern Province Of Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
This study looked at the effect of indiscipline in public primary schools of Mbitini Zone, Chuluni Division. The study tried to establish the relationship between indiscipline and performance of pupils. In the methodology the study relied on primary and secondary sources of information. Primary sources included questionnaire guides while secondary sources included the zonal official records which tried to provide information about the school, their backgrounds and other vital background information about the schools. The study was based on the assertive discipline theory by Lee and Marlene Canter. His theory based on the concepts of teacher's rights in the classroom as well as those of the pupils. It is on this that the researcher has based his theoretical frame work. A wide number of books and other references were used in providing literature in chapter two and enrich the study. In the findings the pupils discipline were discovered to have a significant effect on pupils' performance in primary schools in Mbitini Zone.
Research Report Submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning Kampala International University in partial fulfillment for requirement for the A ward Of Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education
Academic performance, Discipline, Eastern Province, Kenya