Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ASPE)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 10

Role of Discipline in the Academic Performance of the Students of Peljorling Higher Secondary School: Gender-Based Study

Cheku Dorji1* and Chimi Dema2

1Principal, Peljorling HSS, Samtse, Bhutan
2Teacher, Peljorling HSS, Samtse, Bhutan

*Corresponding Author: Cheku Dorji, Principal, Peljorling HSS, Samtse, Bhutan.

Received: September 25, 2023; Published: November 10, 2023


Disciplines and academic performance are the core of today’s education. Some scholars have found a relationship between poor performance of students in academic to indiscipline among students. Schools in Bhutan implement zero tolerance for indiscipline since the discipline of students is found to have a significant role in the academic performance of students. This study was carried out to establish the relationships between school discipline and students’ academic performance. The study employed structured surveys, semi-structured interviews, and document analysis. For the analysis of the data, descriptive and thematic analyses were used. The findings of the study clearly showed that the situation of discipline at Peljorling Higher Secondary School is moderate. Significantly, effective school discipline was found to be encouraged in controlling students’ behaviors, affecting students’ academic performance. Further, disciplinary issues were seen more in male students than female students and accordingly, academic performance of female students with and without disciplinary issues was found to be better than that of male students.

Keywords: Discipline Policy, Zero-Tolerance, Academic, Performance


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Citation: Cheku Dorji and Chimi Dema. “Role of Discipline in the Academic Performance of the Students of Peljorling Higher Secondary School: Gender-Based Study".Acta Scientific Paediatrics 6.10 (2023): 07-20.


Copyright: © 2023 Cheku Dorji and Chimi Dema. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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