Innocenti Research Briefs Undermining Learning: Multi-Country Longitudinal Evidence on Corporal Punishment in Schools AUTHOR(S) Hayley Jones; Kirrily Pells Published: 2016 Innocenti Research Briefs Although it is often legally prohibited, the use of physical violence for discipline is a well-established norm in many communities, both at home and at school. Corporal punishment is often part of a wider problem of violence in schools, which includes other forms of humiliating punishment from teachers, peer bullying and gender-based violence. Violence in schools, including physical and verbal abuse by teachers and peers, is the foremost reason children aged 8 give for disliking school. + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 5 | Thematic area: Child Protection, Convention on the Rights of the Child | Tags: convention on the rights of the child, corporal punishment, right to humane school discipline, school discipline, social norms, violence against children × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION Hayley Jones; Kirrily Pells 2016 Undermining Learning: Multi-Country Longitudinal Evidence on Corporal Punishment in Schools. , pp. 5.