School uniform expert Havlin reveals the meaning of the existence of school uniforms

2022-04-30 0 By

Speaking of “school uniform”, do you know how to define school uniform?What is the essential difference between it and a child’s clothing?In fact, the word “school uniform” comes from English school
Uniform, school;’Uni’ means’ uniform ‘and’ form ‘means’ form’, so a school uniform is a uniform worn by students.As a specific kind of clothing, the school uniform is different from the “private clothes” that children usually wear. The school uniform is the school clothing, and the way of dressing has specific rules, which is the symbol of students and schools. It is manifested in the following three aspects: First, the property of school uniform determines that the school uniform must have normative styles and categories.If the style of school uniform is too fashionable and personalized, and the color is too beautiful, it is easy to affect students’ learning concentration and classroom attention, and it is not suitable for wearing on campus.Secondly, school uniforms have classic inheritance.For example, the school uniforms of harrow, Wellington and Dulwich, which have been around for centuries, are classic in style and have a certain cultural heritage.If the school uniform closely follows the fashion trend, the style is changeable, it is easy to be out of date.Finally, the inclusiveness of school uniforms.The object of school uniform is the student population. There are differences in body shape between different students. The school uniform version is particularly important.”School is a place where young men and women are educated together and disciplined,” said Comenius in his treatise on Great Teaching.It means that the purpose of school uniforms is to separate students according to their different schools by using significant and identifiable stable symbols for students, and use this symbol to control students and cultivate students’ sense of belonging, identity, honor and responsibility.When students wear uniforms into the campus, it plays a role of discipline and restraint on students, requiring students’ words and deeds to conform to their own clothes.School uniform is a social symbol, is a top-down “cultural transfer” strategy.What kind of students does the school want to produce?Through school uniforms, cultural transfer can be realized to convey scholars’ expectations for students’ future development.From the perspective of the school, wearing school uniforms has many values, which can be summarized as the following five points :(1) uniform uniform schools can accurately identify the identity of students by wearing clothes, avoid miscellaneous personnel to enter the campus, which is conducive to ensure the safety of students and facilitate the school’s management of students.Uniform and neat dress is conducive to the establishment of campus dress etiquette norms and promote the orderly development of teaching work.Simultaneously cultivate students’ love of the school, enhance students’ sense of identity, belonging and honor to the school.(2) The function of moral education school uniform can effectively avoid the phenomenon of comparison, to establish a sense of equality.Especially for students in international schools, the family economic conditions are relatively good, in order to avoid the generation of comparison, the current school uniform category has been extended from clothing itself to accessories, such as students’ shoes, bags and a variety of functional socks.School uniforms can also help students shape the sense of learning ceremony, produce learning determination, and develop good learning habits, establish good will quality.(3) The function of aesthetic education school uniforms accompany the growth of students, subtly affect the aesthetic of students, plays an enlightening role in the development of aesthetic education of students.Aesthetic strength is also a kind of competitiveness, teach children how to judge the United States, perceive the United States, the expression of the United States, school uniform is a beneficial teaching book.(4) School uniform is the exclusive symbol of the school. A good school uniform with school uniform can not only improve the brand image of the school, but also highlight the visual identity of the education brand.Especially for some newly built schools, in the recruitment phase, school uniform culture will be displayed on the Open Day to help parents establish a good brand impression of the school.(5) As the material carrier of campus culture, the school uniform of cultural heritage can play an intuitive interpretation role of specific campus culture through its external image, which helps people complete the visual perception to cultural positioning.It also carries the profound connotation of school spirit and culture, is the “cultural symbol” of school walking, and plays a significant role in the inheritance of school culture.To sum up, school uniforms are of great significance in terms of education, school management and cultural inheritance. This also requires school designers and education managers to think and study more from these aspects, so that our school uniforms can better serve contemporary education and help students grow up!