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Here is How to Handle Indiscipline in Schools - Ministry to Headteachers

The Ministry of Education, led by the Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, has directed headteachers to engage with students on a personal level to curb the rising cases of indiscipline in schools.

Julius Jwan, the Education Permanent Secretary, urged school heads to listen to students, outline their concerns and find lasting solutions for each grievance raised.

Jwan wants his directive implemented immediately when schools resume for the second term starting Tuesday, October 12 to December 23.

“We want school heads to listen to their students’ problems because there are many indiscipline cases which must be contained,” said Jwan.

However, he did not elaborate how the Ministry of Education will help the schools in formulating the democratic guidelines that will help in handling insurgency in schools.

Teachers, nonetheless, in the new model, will be required to understand the origin of students' problems that lead to indiscipline in schools.

Prior to the new approach, Magoha had championed for the reintroduction of caning, saying that it would help address the rising cases of indiscipline in schools.

"Learners will not commit crimes and walk scot-free. We shall ensure that these situations are neutralised before they escalate."

“They must be caned and we shall authorise teachers to punish them," Magoha stated at the time.

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