Spoiling Children in the Name of Discipline


  • Jabeen Naz Principal “Usman Model School” PECH & Nazimabad campuses


Harming Children, Discipline


The objective of the study was to analyze the impact of disciplinary measures at home in relation to development of children at the secondary level at Karachi. The study specifically focused on the relation between disciplinary practices implemented in households and the development of secondary-level students. It analyzed the influence of environment and disciplinary measures enforced at home affected the development of secondary-level students. Based on objectives two research questions were raised and one hypothesis was formulated. In depth analysis of literature was done. Mixed-method research design was adopted. Population of the study was comprised of all private secondary school teachers and students of Karachi, Pakistan. Samples of teachers (133) and students (18) were drawn through stratified random sampling design and purposive sampling design respectively. Data was collected through questionnaire and interview protocol. Less experienced and more experienced secondary school teachers had different opinions regarding the impact of stern disciplinary dealings at home on child’ development. Experienced teachers believed that strict actions needed to deal the children and raised them disciplined, while less experienced believed to use polite measures and would give more rooms. It was found that the maltreated children were in-attentive during class and were easily distracted, attention deficient during class room activities which in turn affected the school routines of the children.




How to Cite

Naz, J. (2024). Spoiling Children in the Name of Discipline . Hamdard Educus, 2(2), 42–56. Retrieved from http://hamdardeducus.com/index.php/he/article/view/35