Occurrence of violence between Junior and Senior Secondary school children in Oyo State, Nigeria

  • D E Ajayi
  • E U Ingwu


The involvement rates of Junior and Senior secondary school students in various forms of violent crimes within Ibadan metropolis were studied and compared. Multistage sampling technique was used to select five schools for the study. Two research questions were answered and two hypotheses tested. The Survey design involved 500 respondents. Chi-square statistics was used to analyze the data. The study revealed that stealing and examination malpractices were particularly common among Students of Secondary schools. Junior and senior students committed these crimes at the same rate.

Global Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5 (1&2) 2006: pp. 35-38

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