Factors leading to students' unrest in secondary schools and the need for guidance and counselling in Kamukunji constituency, Nairobi
Apondi, Charlet Obuto
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors leading to strikes in secondary schools and the need to Guidance and Counseling. Discipline in most schools has slumped to its lowest levels because many your people are resorting to drug abuse, illicit brews, stealing, fighting, sleeping in class, noise making, laziness, truancy and smoking. The main objectives of this study are to investigate factors leading to strikes in selected secondary schools in Nairobi. This is prompted by waves of unrest and increased misbehaviour among students in secondary schools. Parents, teachers, the public and education dignitaries are increasingly worried by waves of student' s unrest. Students' unrest and misconduct has evolved from simple protest, destruction of property worth millions, killing of prefects, students, burning of buildings, fighting teachers and fellow students as well as burning of students to death 1 this country. The purpose of this duty is to investigate factors leading to strikes in selected secondary schools in Nairobi. The researcher got the review of related literature from reference books, newspapers, journal and periodicals from different authors supporting the issue. The researcher followed the guideline of research methodology such as the research design target, population, sample and sampling procedures, research instrument, instrument validity, data collection and data analysis techniques. The questionnaire is the appropriate research instrument used in this study before the actual collection of data; pilot testing is done using randomly selected schools. The headteacher, four teachers and some students in each class were given questionnaires to complete and give comments they find appropriate. Therefore the main objective is to investigate factors leading to strikes in secondary schools in Kamukunji constituency in Nairobi.