A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE LEARNERS INVOLVEMENT IN LEARNER’S DISCISPLINE MANAGEMENT IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KENYA

Charles Kyalo Tuta, Ruth Thinguri

Abstract


The research aimed to analyze critically the effectiveness of the learners’ involvement in the learner’s discipline management in primary schools in Kenya. The objectives below guided in the study development; To critically analyze the extent to which learners’ involvement in the formulation of the school rules and regulations influence management of the learners discipline in schools; To critically analyze the extent to which learner’s assistance in time management affect discipline management in schools in Kenya. To critically analyze the extent to which learners democratic rights to elect the children’s government body influence learner’s discipline management in schools; To critically analyze the learners observation of hygiene and sanitation help in discipline management in primary schools; To critically analyze to what extent do learner’s involvement in planning co-curricular activities assist in learner’s discipline management in primary schools. The study used qualitative research method that guided in acquiring reliable and valid information on the study. The study recommends to the government through the ministry of Education coming up with proper policies and guidelines to ensure effective involvement and engagement of learners in discipline management in primary schools.

 

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discipline, indiscipline, management, learners, involvement

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