Management of Students’ Indiscipline Cases in Public Secondary Schools in Temeke Municipality

Ngalya, Ellen James (2017) Management of Students’ Indiscipline Cases in Public Secondary Schools in Temeke Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Indiscipline cases among students in public secondary schools are universal challenges that are facing many schools in the world. Due to that situation, this study explored various management strategies used to deal with the students with indiscipline cases in public secondary school in Temeke Municipality. Specifically, the study examined the strategies that teachers use to manage indiscipline in secondary schools; assessed the teachers and the students’ perceptions on the efficacy of the strategies used to manage indiscipline in secondary schools; and examined the students’ views on how to improve discipline in secondary schools. Questionnaire, interview and documentary review were used to collect data from 140 respondents that included school management, teachers and students. Research design used in this study is cross-sectional survey design. This study used mixed research approach, mixed approach uses both qualitative and qualitative approach. Quantitative data was analyzed descriptively using SPSS while qualitative was analyzed thematically. The findings of this study revealed that punishment, guidance and counseling and strong discipline committee were management strategies of students’ indiscipline cases in public secondary schools. School rules and regulations punishment are given for the right cases and cooperation among school management, teachers, parents and students were perceptions of teachers and students on the efficacy of managing indiscipline cases. The suggested ways to improve students discipline were involvement of parents in students’ discipline, reward giving to discipline students and good relationship between teachers and students. . The study recommended each school should have a functioning disciplinary committee that sees every student’ indiscipline cases and solves it.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 08:16
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2018 08:16
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1918

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