The effect of discipline of learners’ academic performance in Selected Primary Schools, Suneka Zone, Kiisi South District, Nyanza Province, Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
A descriptive study was undertaken in selected primary schools of Suneka zone with a purpose of investigating the effect of discipline on student’s performance in school. The following objectives guided the study; establish the history of discipline of students in schools and how it affected their academic performance; to establish environmental factors that influence indiscipline of pupils; to identify the common cases of indisciplined children in the primary schools of Suneka. The following were discovered; that discipline was partly to be blamed on teachers who inflicted some form of abuse to the learners. In other words the expressive culture of most schools reflected some form of indiscipline. It was also found out that some learners abused substances and others were involved in gangsters activities. These were all contributing to indiscipline in schools. It was recommended that guidance and counseling services be put in place.
A research report submitted to the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Education with Arts of Kampala International University
Academic performance, Discipline of learners’, Nyanza Province, Kenya