Corrporal Punishment And Postive Decipline On Studnets Of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu District Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to determine effects of corporal punishment

on pupils of Sos Herman Umeiner Eldoret, Uasin Gishu district Kenya.

Specific objectives of the study were to: Ident[{v the Causes of corporal punishment

Determine the P;ychological E:f!LpunL~hment, Investigate the Social

consequences of corporal punishment, deteJ7!1.ine the Physical effects of

corporal punishment, determine how Corporal punishment leads to School

Drop Out and determine the effects of corporal punishment on Classroom

Discipline and Instruction. The methods used for data collection were

interviews with teachers and questionnaires · were distributed to pupils.

Observation was also be done on the state ofthe children and focus group

discussions were held with the community ·members in languages that

they understood.

The findings revealed that the most cause of corporal punishment was

poverty that is 94.4%, followed by drug abuse 90.3%, 88.9 of the

respondents also mentioned child labor. 48.6% ofthe respondents strongly

agreed that corporal punishinent leads to depression. The study also

established by 59% that corporal punishment leads to violence. 45.9% of

the respondents strongly agreed that corporal punishment leads to

injuries. The study also established by 35% respondents that corporal

punishment leads to school drop out and finally 37.8% of the respondents strongly agreed that Corporal punishment leads to further indiscipline. The study recommended that:' The community · should be sensitized and educated on the effects of corporal punishment on children and also change their attitudes towards it and also teach them how to punish their children positively. Teachers, parents and the community should adopt the use of positive reinforcement. Use of positive reinforcement techniques reduces the frequency and extent of student misbehavior. Guidance and counseling should be availed in schools to help children who are emotionally disturbed whish results into misbehavior.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Corrporal Punishment And Postive Decipline On Studnets Of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu District Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/corrporal-punishment-and-postive-decipline-on-studnets-of-eldoret-town-uasin-gishu-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Corrporal Punishment And Postive Decipline On Studnets Of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu District Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/corrporal-punishment-and-postive-decipline-on-studnets-of-eldoret-town-uasin-gishu-district-kenya . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Corrporal Punishment And Postive Decipline On Studnets Of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu District Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/corrporal-punishment-and-postive-decipline-on-studnets-of-eldoret-town-uasin-gishu-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Corrporal Punishment And Postive Decipline On Studnets Of Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu District Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/corrporal-punishment-and-postive-decipline-on-studnets-of-eldoret-town-uasin-gishu-district-kenya