Impact of Discipline on Academic Performance of Pupils in Public Primary Schools in Muhoroni Sub-County, Kenya
- Nicholas Odoyo Simba, John Odwar Agak, Eric K. Kabuka
This article intends to find correlation between discipline, learning skills and academic achievement. Findings from a quantitative research conducted among 143 fifth-grade students in Israel and the US indicated a significant positive correlation between four discipline skills – perseverance, meeting schedules, goal setting and planning for their achievement as well as completion of unpleasant tasks – and academic achievement. None statistically significant differences were obtained between boys and girls, between the classes tested and between Israeli as opposed to US students.