The Effects of Violence on Social & Emotional Development of the Secondary Students of Public & Private Schools
Education is a process, which transforms the behavior of a person from ‘instinctive behavior’ to ‘human behavior”. The English poet Robert Bridges had very beautifully said: ‘and since we see how man’s judgment of Right and Wrong, Variety with education we conclude there from thatthe educationsharpened our moralities.’In this research the target audience was secondary student of public and private schools. This is the period of adolescence. It means ‘to grow’. In that sense adolescence represent a period of rapid growth and change in nearly all aspect of Children this is the period of stress and strain (Bronfenbrenner, U. 1979).This research focused on violence which is the use of power to harm another whatever form if take harm is mostly physical pain it can also accurse in many dimension beyond the physical to include psychological or emotional, material or economic, social or moral ethical and so on. During such violent circumstances education is the most victimized element of the society due to which students are facing consideration problem like issues related to their social and emotional development. The purpose of the research was to analyze the effect of violence on social and emotional development of secondary school student. This research also identified the role of school and teachers.Itwas conducted in public and private schools of Karachi and used the qualitative and quantitative approach. The findings showing that the majority of the student’s violence experience in their life and as a result students took bad effect on their personalities. The element of negative egoism and worries seems in their lives which damage their social and emotional development.