Conflicts and Conflict Management in Primary Schools of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State

Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 12 October 2018

Conflicts and Conflict Management in Primary Schools of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State

Bilkisu Bashir Aliyu, Umar Muhammed Rabiu

Federal College of Education, Zaria

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10.31014/aior.1993.01.01.9

Abstract

This research work entitled “conflicts and conflict management in primary schools in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.” The population for the study was 1, 147 and 170 respondents were purposively sampled for this study. The analytical tools used were frequency, percentages and analysis of variance (ANOVA).The findings showed that there was a significant difference in the opinion of the respondents on the causes of conflict in primary schools in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State; there was no significant difference in the opinion of the respondents on the types of conflicts in primary schools in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State; there was a significant difference in the opinion of the respondents on the effects of conflict in primary schools in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State; and there was a significant difference in the opinion of the respondents on the methods of managing conflict in primary schools in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was recommended that Head teachers should ensure that conflicts is brought down to it minimal level to enhance the effectiveness of teaching and learning, to raise the morale of teachers and pupils, to reduce indiscipline, to maintain unity and to reduce delinquency among pupils in some of the selected primary schools. Head teachers should encourage effective communication, create awareness, effective guidance and counseling, sincerity and openness in the schools, fair hearing at all times to the two parties involved in conflict in the schools.

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