Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN: 2141-5161) Vol. 6(5), pp. 109-112, September 2015. DOI: http:/dx.doi.org/10.14303/er.2015.098. Copyright © 2015 International Research Journals

 

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Contribution of school disciplinary committee to the management of students’ discipline in public secondary schools in Rongai district, Nakuru County, Kenya

1Tallam Evans K, 2*Tikoko Betty J, 2Jackline Sigei, and 3Daniel K. Chesaro

1Mount Kenya University, Kenya

2Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya

3Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

*Corresponding author’s email: talaitikoko@gmail.com

Received August 9, 2015;  Accepted August 31, 2015

Abstract

 

The purpose of this study was to investigate the contribution of the school disciplinary committee in management of student discipline in public secondary schools in Rongai, District, Nakuru County, Kenya. The research objective was to establish the magnitude of the disciplinary problems experienced in schools in Rongai District. The study population consisted of 28 head teachers, 28 heads of Disciplinary Committee and 28 heads of counseling departments from all the 28 secondary schools in the District. Out of this, a sample of 14 head teachers, 12 heads of Disciplinary Committees and 11 disciplinary committee members and, 35 class teachers were selected through the simple random sampling technique. Questionnaires were used to collect data for the study. The study utilized the descriptive survey design. Descriptive statistics in form of means, percentages, and frequencies was used to analyze the data. It is expected that the findings of this study will help the stakeholders in the field of education and policy makers to provide policy guidelines on the place and function of disciplinary committee for the management of discipline in secondary schools.

 

Key words: Discipline, disciplinary committee, student discipline 

 

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