DRESS CODE IN THE EDUCATION ARENA THOUGHTS OF STUDENT AND ACADEMIC STAFF
This research highlights a number of diverse phases about dress codes in the education arena. The paper viewed at the existing style of dressing in universities which has converted to an immense concern to learning. There was also ample interruption and interference for effective teaching and studying because of the way many students dresses up. We focused at how suitable dress code can be implemented and continued. We interviewed some universities students and academic staff about dress codes
... n common, for instance what kind of dress codes they have and whether they liked them or not. As an alternative of this common depiction, for this research we required to go in slight depth and study further. The people of the study were from private universities. A random sample of 3 universities was used for the study. From each university, a stratified random sampling method was used to select 30 academic staff and 120 students contributed in the study. The mechanism used in collecting the information was the questionnaire. The questionnaire was made up of two parts: Part A contained 11 questions on suitable dress code, likings of dress code and how it can be applied and sustained while Part B was based on respondents' personal information. The legitimacy of the mechanism was done by both experts in educational administration and educational psychology. The tables are used to examine the data. The key findings were that there was high rate of offensive dressing in universities students indicated willingness to accept the dress code if applied; only some of academic staff was ready to implement it. Based on the findings, it was suggested that university management should generate awareness on the importance of dress code and also have a dress code which should be properly implemented for the success of the universities.