n South African Journal of Education - Violence as an impediment to a culture of teaching and learning in some South African schools
|Article Title||Violence as an impediment to a culture of teaching and learning in some South African schools|
|© Publisher:||Education Association of South Africa (EASA)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Education|
|Author||B.M. Zulu, G. Urbani, A. Van der Merwe and J.L. Van der Walt|
|Publication Date||May 2004|
|Pages||170 - 175|
ISI Social Science
School violence in South Africa has a long history. Despite the introduction of a new democratic political dispensation in 1994, it appears that violence in schools has not abated. School violence unfortunately impacts negatively on a culture of learning and teaching. In this project, the nature and extent of violence in schools among a sample of learners was investigated. It was found inter alia that school violence has indeed remained a serious problem among these learners and has impacted deleteriously on the culture of teaching and learning in their schools. Two solutions for the eradication of the problem are suggested.
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