Can a boarding school tame a naughty child?

Children relax on their beds in the dormitory. While children in boarding schools learn to become independent and more responsible, parents need to guard against peer pressure.         

What you need to know:

Experts say boarding schools can either tame or spoil a child, just like day schools. Parents are advised to spend time with their children, monitor their behaviour, activities they engage in and the groups they associate with.

Whenever Shimila Nakitende, a mother of four, gets frustrated by her children’s behaviour, the first thing she thinks about is to take them to a boarding school as a measure of taming them.


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