YVETTE OBUNGA: Caning children to death is not a solution

Petty mistakes can be corrected through other forms of punishment

In Summary

•By caning them, teachers instil fear in them, they develop negative attitudes towards tutors which in turn interferes with their academic performance. 

•To curb these cases, school committees, school heads, teachers service commission and the education sector at large, should stand firm and protect the rights of children.

Reports of students and pupils being injured by teachers in school during caning have been on the rise.

All these are happening as a result of non-adherence to the rule of law by teachers as ...

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