The main objective of the study was to find out the main causes of indiscipline in secondary schools in Kathonzweni district and also offer possible solutions to discipline problems.
The indiscipline cases in our school are on the rise.
There were approximately 480 cases of indiscipline in our school last year. This was followed by the impoliteness’s which were 130 cases in schools. There were 100 cases of students smoking in the school compound.
Indiscipline in schools can be blamed on the parents who have neglected the discipline of their children at home.
Nowadays, parents ignore their duties towards the proper upbringing of their children; little time is spent with these children which result in moral laxity which is exhibited by students.
The school should set clear rules and regulations for enhancing effective discipline.
Moreover, in order to affect the discipline in secondary schools in Kathonzweni district, teachers should work hand in hand in guiding and counseling of the students in schools, the students opinion should also be respected by the teachers and responded to, there should also be proper systems to enforce school rules and negotiations in all the schools.Finally, the administration should not be harsh and ruthless to the students.The principals should also work together with the teachers in maintaining proper discipline in the schools.Apart from this, our society cannot be exonerated either. It originates from our societal values which nowadays have been twisted and corrupted. There is a lot of indiscipline acts going on in our society and this cannot but rub off on our students.For instance, a student who is fond of gambling in the school has come to realize that there is no honest way of making money and that hard work is not recognized in the society.All the teachers should work towards a common goal in moulding of the students to become good citizens and leaders of our country in future.The problems of indiscipline in SMS Atman Juror Jay (1) Discipline is referred simply to a way of training someone so that they learn to obey the rules and learn to distinguish right from wrong.In many cases, the offenses were committed by the same group of students. Gambling and extortion were the last two that had 50 cases each.Indiscipline is a very serious case in our society.These days, schools have been confronted by problems of indiscipline among students.The current wave of indiscipline among students is most disturbing and it demands the immediate attention of all the stakeholders in the education sector.