An Insight Into 20 Different School Uniforms From Countries Around The World

While many countries, including the United States, don’t typically have any concept of school uniforms, there are plenty all over the world that do. But quite what those uniforms comprise varies greatly between countries, and even between schools. So, if you’ve ever wondered what kids wear to school in places like India, Nigeria and North Korea, then read on…

Image: Adam Jones
Image: Adam Jones

20. Cuba

Cuban children’s school uniforms are distinctively maroon-and-white, apart from their neckerchiefs. Depending on how involved in the Communist Party youth group they are, their neckwear will either be blue or red. Indeed, kids have to “earn” their red scarves, which are provided by the state, along with the rest of their uniforms.

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