Impact of Corporal Punishment on the Students' Behavioural Change in Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District

ABSTRACT

The research work is focus on the case of the impact of corporal punishment on the students’ behavioral change in secondary schools in Kinondoni. The objectives of the study were to determine the extent to which corporal punishment is administered to students, to explore the education stakeholder’s perceptions on corporal punishment in relation to students’ behavioural change, to suggest alternative punishment for promoting students behavioural change among students. The study adopted mixed research design which includes qualitative and quantitative research design. The population of the study had 34 participants; students, discipline teachers, normal teachers, parents and heads of schools. The sample involved were 10 were students, 04 discipline teachers, 02 heads of schools, 08, parents and 10 normal teachers Questionnaires, interviews and documentary review were used to collect data.


The study had the following conclusions. Firstly, corporal punishment in secondary schools in Kinondoni District, were used to maintain discipline. Secondly, heads of school and other teachers have the views that corporal punishment should continue to administer to students. Basing on the conclusion the study had the following recommendations. Firstly School administration and teachers should administer corporal punishment side by side with other types of punishment so as to gradually introduce students to other types of punishment. Secondly schools leadership should make sure that corporal punishment regulation should be adhered to all teachers.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ii

DEDICATION iii

ABSTRACT v

APPROVAL vi

LIST OF TABLES viii

LIST OF ABBREVIATION AND ACRONYMS ix

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.2 Statement of Problem 4

1.3 Purpose of the study 4

1.4 Objectives of the study 4

1.5 Research questions 5

1.6 scope of the study 5

1.7 Significance of the study 5

1.8 Operational definition of key terms 5

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2.0 Introductions 7

2.1 Theoretical Framework 7

2.1.1 Expectancy Theory 7

2.3 Review of related literature 9

CHAPTER THREE 11

METHODOLOGY 11

3.0 Introduction 11

3.1 Research Approach 11

3.2 Research Design 11

3.3 Target Population 11

3.4. Sample Size, Sampling Techniques and Procedures 12

3.5 Data Collection Method 12

3.5.1 Questionnaires 13

3.5.2 Semi- Structured Interview 13

3.6. Reliability and Validity of research instrument 13

3.7. Data collection procedures 14

3.8. Data Analysis Procedures 14

3.9. Ethical Considerations 14

CHAPTER FOUR 15

DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION AND PRESENTATION 15

4.0 Introduction 15

4.1 Demographic Information of the Respondents 15

Table 4.1: Frequency and Percentage Distribution of Respondents by Category 15

Table 4.2: Frequency and Percentage Distribution of Respondents by Gender 16

4.1.2 Level of Education among the Respondents 16

Table 4.3: Frequency and Percentage Distribution of Respondents by Level of Education 16

4.2 The extent to which corporal punishment is administered to students 17

4.2.1 Effectiveness of heads of schools in maintaining students’ discipline 18

4.3 Stakeholders perceptions on corporal punishment in relation to students behavioural change 18

Source: Field data (2019) 20

4.3.1 Establishment of Corporal Punishment Regulation and Its Impact on Students Discipline 22

4.4 Alternatives for Corporal Punishment 23

CHAPTER FIVE 26

SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION 26

5.0 Introduction 26

5.1 Discussion of the Findings 27

5.1.1 The extent to which corporal punishment is administered to students 27

5.1.2 The education stakeholders’ perceptions on corporal punishment in relation to students’ behavioural change 29

5.1.3 Alternative punishment for promoting students behavioural change among students 29

5.2 Conclusion 29

5.3 Recommendations 30

5.3.1 Recommendation for the further studies 30

REFERENCES 32

Agbenyega, J. (2010). International Research in Early Childhood Education. 21-42. 32

APPENDEX: A 33

QUESTIONNAIRES FOR STUDENTS 33

APPENDIX: B 35

INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR HEAD OF SCHOOL AND TEACHERS 35

APPENDEX: C 36

QUESTIONNAIRES FOR PARENTS 36

APPENDEX: D 38

BUDGETS 38

APPENDEX: E 39

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APA

Samky, W. (2023). Impact of Corporal Punishment on the Students' Behavioural Change in Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-corporal-punishment-on-the-students-behavioural-change-in-secondary-schools-in-kinondoni-district

MLA 8th

Samky, Walter "Impact of Corporal Punishment on the Students' Behavioural Change in Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Mar. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-corporal-punishment-on-the-students-behavioural-change-in-secondary-schools-in-kinondoni-district. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Samky, Walter . "Impact of Corporal Punishment on the Students' Behavioural Change in Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Mar. 2023. Web. 18 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-corporal-punishment-on-the-students-behavioural-change-in-secondary-schools-in-kinondoni-district >.

Chicago

Samky, Walter . "Impact of Corporal Punishment on the Students' Behavioural Change in Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District" Afribary (2023). Accessed July 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-corporal-punishment-on-the-students-behavioural-change-in-secondary-schools-in-kinondoni-district

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