Personality Type and Discipline Among Senior Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State
Keywords:discipline, personality type, secondary schools, students
Students’ personality type determines the discipline of the students either positively or negatively. The main purpose of the study was to examine the influence of personality type, gender and school type on discipline among selected senior secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis. This research work was designed to cover Senior Secondary II in Ilorin Metropolis. The sample for this study comprised 200 senior secondary school II students in Ilorin Metropolis. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 10 senior secondary schools (five public and five private). Data collected through a researcher designed questionnaire was analysed with the use of percentage and independent t-test. The formulated hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Results of the study showed that majority of the senior secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis had type ‘B’ personality. Results also revealed that the level of discipline among selected senior secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis was high. This means that majority of the sampled students were disciplined. This result is plausible where the students abide by rules and regulations within and outside school.
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