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School Crimes: A Border Crossing and Responsibility of the Learning Academies

Muhammad Idris1, Khalid Iqbal2 and  Ghazala Naheed Baig3

Abstract
As ubiquitous phenomena; crime is one the central and core issue of the
human existence that goes along with life above the age, space and time. It is the part
of all human societies, having differentin shape and occurrence it affects all
individuals and groups in one way or other. School crimes are one of the pivotal
problems that needed to be addressed for improved learning environment and
character building of the learners. The current study in hand was aimed to explore the
awareness of the educators about the school crimes and to determine the role of
education in the school crimes. All the teachers and principals working at government
secondary and higher secondary level in district Mardan constituted the population of
the study. 140 teachers were selected through stratified random sampling in which 80
were male and 60 were female government school teachers. There were also
interviewed40 heads of the institution. For this study funnel analytical approach was
applied. Informal interview was used as data collection tool. After codification,
themes and patterns were drawn from the interviews. Data was refined, unified and
the conclusion was drawn. Recommendations were made after drawing the
conclusion.

Keywords: schools, crimes, educators, students, learning