School managers in secondary and primary schools in soroti have been urged to desist from the act of violence against the children in schools.
Musaidi ISanda, the senior education officer social works who represents the commissioner in the ministry of education and sports says that the ministry issued a circular to schools in 2008 directing the banning of corporal punishment as a form of abuse and being rough to learners.
Isanda stated this during the training of senior women and senior men teachers for both secondary and primary schools in soroti city and district saying that corporal punishment is illegal.
Annunciata Agunyo, the senior woman teacher Aloet primary school in soroti city says that the only way to end violence in schools is through sharing with parents regarding the behavior of their children in schools.
Meanwhile Lawrence Ochom, a senior man teacher in Asuret primary school in soroti district says that as a school they have always sensitized children on various forms of violence like physical violence, sexual violence and negligence of children something he says affects the learners thus dropping out of school.