The study set to find out the effects of indiscipline on academic performance of learners in Okwata primary school Amukura Zone Teso-South Distrcit - Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The major purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between indiscipline and academic performance of pupils The specific objectives of the study were to determine the impact of indiscipline on the academic performance of pupils, investigate the causes of indiscipline in primary schools pupils. And IdentifY solutions to the problem of school discipline in Okwata primary school. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the pupils and interviews with the teachers. The study revealed that indiscipline pupils do not excel in academics. Poverty, ban of corporal punishment, large classes and lack of parent's ability to discipline their children were mentioned as the major causes of indiscipline in Okwata The study recommended that School authorities and teachers should identifY the reasons for children's misbehavior and therefore deal with the problem. Parents and teachers should work hand in hand to discipline children. Parents should realize that they play a bigger part in disciplining their children. Effective and less violent means of disciplining children should be devised. For example schools should make sure they have counseling services to help such children
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open Distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Education with Arts of Kampala International University
Indiscipline, Academic, Perfomance