Tag: Corporal Punishment
The two parties apologised after a meeting arranged by a Johor state exco.
The best way of instilling discipline is to reward good behaviour, says Intan Hashimah of USM.
More than 50 countries mostly in Europe have laws prohibiting corporal punishment of children in the home, which some researchers say is an ineffective form of discipline.
A law allowing South Korean parents to physically discipline their children is to be scrapped, prompting controversy in a country where hierarchical family values still predominate.
Uncat committee willing to work with the government to do away with corporal punishment.
Punishment meted out to students who are lazy, unfocused, and who fail to memorise or comply with other requirements, says association for tahfiz schools.
It's a misperception that physical punishment is the only way to instil discipline among children, says Unicef spokesperson in Malaysia.
According to James Nayagam, corporal punishment is abuse and against the law.
Many mothers don't want teachers to cane their children.
James Nayagam claims that a soft approach to disciplining students can produce better results.