For hundreds of years it has been a British tradition to strictly maintain smart uniforms for generations of children and teenagers. This was obviously all appropriate back in the times of pre 1960’s(social revolution of expressionism) emphasis of looking prim and proper.
The main reason for uniforms nowadays is said to be for identity and so children will have one less shock if they enter a world of work, which requires a uniform. But these reasons seem a bit pathetic when you are wearing the uniform everyday. the older generations seem to be attempting not to delve into too much detail on the ‘argument’(“_I wore it so should you_!!”)in case their uniform preferences are overthrown by some solid reasons. But as soon as anyone grows to an age that they could make themselves heard, this means they have left school, this also means that they have either forgotten or lost interest in how kids feel about being forced into uniforms. It could be a subconscious confidence boost for teachers, if they can control pupils to the drastic point of what they wear then they can control negative behavior.
The problems with this is that it is all a little negative, focusing on constriction, control and keeping the tone down, personally I think that this is a simply sad way to approach teaching and learning. It is a proven fact that most people feel more confident if they are wearing clothes they want to wear. Perhaps Kids will express far more initiative and inquisitive attributes, which are key factors in the modern autonomous style of teaching, unlike the uniform, which was a key, factor in the old fashioned didactic styles of teaching.
So uniform was once a sad fact of life,perhaps in earlier days children wore it with pride,but nowadays in a free thinking society it seems that everything to do with learning has changed apart from compulsory uniform.It is rater barbaric that unlike America,the majority of Asia and Most of Europe Britain requires...