Discipline should come first

2016-02-11 06:00

THE reason pupils get such poor results these days is because discipline is no longer being taught at school.

A child needs to learn discipline before they can be taught anything.

In the old days, school children used to drill, do gardening, sewing and many other things that instilled respect.

Please let us go back to the basics. We cannot expect to cultivate a responsible generation if we don’t instil discipline and respect in them.


Judy Hancock

Port Edward

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