Attitude


What attitude do school uniforms teach?

 

Arguments

 

 

Attitude

Behavior

Bullying

Competition

Cost

Creativity

Crime

Debate

Democracy

Discipline

Diversity

Easy

Equality

Individuality

Learning

Peer Pressure

Personality

Pride

Rights

Security

Sport

Values

Violence

 

 

Discussions

For

"School uniforms make students better behaved, i.e. more disciplined and less prone to engage in discrimination, bullying, violence and crime" - anonymous

 

Against 

"The way school operates inhibits the development of mental capabilities, in particular the development of the right hemisphere of the brain, which is linked to ethical consciousness, expression of emotions, etc.

 

The Education System is based on coercion and compulsion, on the government-backed power to grant co-operative collaborators access to protected professions. The Education System is dependent on government funding, tax and all kinds of other privileges. The Education System is not prepared to apply more commercially accepted practices, it gives students a treatment that many would not even accept prison to administer to hardened criminals. What kind of attitude is this supposed to teach students?

 

The result is that students may seem to act in a disciplinary and diligent manner as long as they are under the supervision of the teacher, but that they are completely lost as soon as that supervision is loosened. Any decrease in supervision over students trained in this way, risks [bad] behaviour. It fits in exactly with the attitude taught by school."  [source]