International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019


Attitude of Teachers, Parents and Students towards Physical Punishment

Kapildeb Sarkar


Abstract: The study of physical punishment is extensive across the world. Discipline is one of the basic things a child learns from his parents and teachers before he face the outside world to learn more about life as a whole. This paper query corporal punishment in the current education system. During the ancient Indian education system, the disciples were punished for their misbehavior. But recent situation are changed with responsibility of caring for child. This study was undertaken to obtain data on attitude among teachers, parents and students. The purpose of the present study was to justice the attitude of teachers, parents and students towards corporal punishment. For this purpose the researcher prepared self-made questionnaire. This study revealed widespread acceptance among the various stakeholders- teachers, administrators, parents and students of the use of corporal punishment in schools. Research has identified a variety of negative effects of corporal punishment including physical injury, mental defects and aggression into adulthood. The finding shows that superimpose physical punishment create pain, fear. So the main thing is that discipline as a mean of punishment should be avoided and we should aim at making the child self-disciplined. Learner should know how to discipline themselves and then grow up to become adult who are responsible.


Keywords: Attitude, Physical Punishment, Teachers, Parents, Students


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,


Pages: 1603 - 1605


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