Perception Of Teachers On The Causes of Indiscipline Among Post-Primary School Students in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State

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ABSTRACT

         Indiscipline has become cancer eating deeply the educational sector. It connotes the violations of school rules and regulations capable of obstructing the smooth and orderly functioning of the school system. Indiscipline has become a social menace which has caused several scholars or educationist unrest and sleepless nights. Therefore, this study investigated the perception of teachers on the causes of indiscipline among post-primary school students. Simple random sampling was used to select one hundred and fifty (150) teachers in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State. A self-designed questionnaire tagged “causes and consequences of indiscipline questionnaire (CCIQ) was used to gather the required information from the respondents. The instrument has three sections containing items that revealed demographic information, cause of indiscipline and the consequences of indiscipline among post-primary school students. The results revealed that the major causes of indiscipline among post-primary school students are: peer group influence which ranked 1st, poor child upbringing (home) ranked 2nd. Other causes are connected to school factors and societal factors. Six null hypotheses were formulated for the study. The variables considered are religion, sex and length of service. Based on the results of the findings of this study, various recommendations were made on the causes of indiscipline among secondary school students. The major determinants of indiscipline derived i.e. Home, peer group, school, society and media houses should rise up to the responsibility of setting the youths on the right track.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                       i

Approval                                                                        ii

Dedication                                                                     iii

Acknowledgement                                                         iv

Abstract                                                                        vi

Table of Contents                                                          vii

List of Tables                                                                 x

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                              1

Statement of the Problem                                              5

Purpose of the Study                                                     6

Research Questions                                                      7

Research Hypothesis                                                     9

Scope and Delimitation of the Study                             10

Operational Definition of Terms                                    11

Significance of the study                                               12

CHAPTER TWO

REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE

Introduction                                                          14

Concept of Education                                                    15

Concept of Adolescence                                                17

Concept of Indiscipline                                                 18

Causes of Indiscipline                                                   22

Solutions to Indiscipline                                                26

Concept of Perception                                                   30

Summary of Review of Literature                                  32

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Introduction                                                                  33

Research Design                                                            33

Population Sample and Sampling Techniques              34

Instrumentation                                                            35

Procedure for Data Collection                                       36

Validity of the Instrument                                             36

Reliability                                                                      37

Data Analysis Technique                                              37

CHAPTER FOUR

RESULT OF ANALYSIS

Introduction                                                          38

Distribution of the Bio-data                                          38

Hypotheses Testing                                                       45

Summary of Findings                                                    54

CHAPTER FIVE

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Introduction                                                                  56

Discussion                                                                    57

Conclusion                                                                    66

Recommendations                                                        67

Suggestions for further studies                                     69

References                                                                     71

Appendix                                                                       74

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Mercy, M (2021). Perception Of Teachers On The Causes of Indiscipline Among Post-Primary School Students in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-teachers-on-the-causes-of-indiscipline-among-post-primary-school-students-in-kabba-bunu-local-government-area-of-kogi-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and MEDAYESE Mercy "Perception Of Teachers On The Causes of Indiscipline Among Post-Primary School Students in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-teachers-on-the-causes-of-indiscipline-among-post-primary-school-students-in-kabba-bunu-local-government-area-of-kogi-state. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and MEDAYESE Mercy . "Perception Of Teachers On The Causes of Indiscipline Among Post-Primary School Students in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-teachers-on-the-causes-of-indiscipline-among-post-primary-school-students-in-kabba-bunu-local-government-area-of-kogi-state >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Mercy, MEDAYESE . "Perception Of Teachers On The Causes of Indiscipline Among Post-Primary School Students in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/perception-of-teachers-on-the-causes-of-indiscipline-among-post-primary-school-students-in-kabba-bunu-local-government-area-of-kogi-state