International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2014, Vol. 10(3) 97-108

Evaluation of School Uniform Policy in Turkey: A Case Study

Mustafa Cinoglu

pp. 97 - 108   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2014.041

Published online: October 15, 2014  |   Number of Views: 3  |  Number of Download: 25


Abstract

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of current school uniform policies according to views of stakeholders. Descriptive case study method was used for this study to understand the concerns of the stakeholders about school uniforms. Data was collected through interviews with stakeholders and also reviewing the documents in TOKI Elementary and Middle School. Collected data was analyzed and evaluated to see the impacts of the school uniform on academic achievement, discipline, economical, safety, functionality, personality and self-expression. As a result of the study, almost all students support the free clothes policy in schools but most of the parents, teachers and school administrators support school uniform. Finally, parents’ voting should be repeated every year. In addition, dress codes should be determined by school administration and parent-teacher association by taking ideas of parents, students and concerning cultural features of school neighborhood.

Keywords: Descriptive case study, school uniform policies, dress codes


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APA 6th edition
Cinoglu, M. (2014). Evaluation of School Uniform Policy in Turkey: A Case Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(3), 97-108.

Harvard
Cinoglu, M. (2014). Evaluation of School Uniform Policy in Turkey: A Case Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(3), pp. 97-108.

Chicago 16th edition
Cinoglu, Mustafa (2014). "Evaluation of School Uniform Policy in Turkey: A Case Study ". International Journal of Progressive Education 10 (3):97-108.

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