School uniforms, everyone gets into deep thoughts upon listening this word. Recalling our own days when we wore school uniform and went to school.
Schools are the pillars of the world, which help in laying a strong foundation for the future generation. We were lucky enough to go to school and got a chance to study under guidance of people trained in the field of education. The concept of schooling has been derived from the ancient era, as a result most of the civilizations of the world had their own set of training, in which they taught their younger generation the essential things which are required to live a successful life.
Schools back then didn’t had a set school uniforms which is compulsory to be worn to attend the school. The concept of school uniforms in the world came in the early 13th century when Archbishop of Canterbury ordered wearing it. Firstly people wore a ‘cape’ on their dresses as a uniform in order to look more monastic. The practice later evolved where school uniforms was provided by the schools in England. In addition to it universities, colleges, schools started using it as a symbol of uniformity and equality. It is said that the Christ Hospital School in London, England in 1552 was the first school to use a uniform.
School uniform is appreciated and criticized at the same time. It is appreciated as it brings a common dress for every child in the school. This is a symbol of unity and can improve equality among all, it gives a feeling to the students that they belong to a school. It is criticized for putting a burden on parents of buying it additionally.
Different countries possess different unique school uniforms. Following are some of the most unique school uniforms around the world:
1 . The Australian school uniform
2 . Seems unique in Bhutan
3 . Here is the Chinese one
4. Cute girls in Cuba
5. Classical looks from Ghana
6. Here’s the Indian counterpart
7. Colourful Indonesia
8. The distinctive Japanese
9. Yes, This is from North Korea
10. Russian children in uniform
11. South Korea looks modernised
12. From the island, Sri Lanka
13. Smiles on the Syrian faces
14. UK, where the uniform began from.
15. Typical Vietnamese uniform