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A very strict list of rules that teachers must follow in 1914 has come to the fore in an Australian Facebook group that shows how much has changed significantly over the past decades

No marriage, no smoking and no dresses shorter than ankle length: the VERY strict sexist rules that female teachers had to follow in 1914

  • A very strict list of rules for teachers to follow in 1914 has surfaced on Facebook
  • The list shows how many times in recent decades have changed considerably
  • Restrictions revealed very strict criteria that were issued to female teachers
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In the past, teachers were not allowed to wear dresses that were shorter than ankle length, keep company with men or marry during the school year.

A very strict list of sexist rules that teachers must follow in 1914 has come to the fore in an Australian Facebook group, which shows how many times in recent decades have changed considerably.

By following the learning requirements to the limit, the mandatory restrictions revealed very strict criteria that were given to female teachers.

The list did not include allowed to & # 39; ride in carriages or cars & # 39; s with a man except your father or brother & # 39; and you were banned from smoking cigarettes.

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A very strict list of rules that teachers must follow in 1914 has come to the fore in an Australian Facebook group that shows how much has changed significantly over the past decades

A very strict list of rules that teachers must follow in 1914 has come to the fore in an Australian Facebook group that shows how much has changed significantly over the past decades

& # 39; You will not get married during the term of your contract & # 39 ;, was the first line.

Female teachers were not allowed to be outside of their own home anywhere else outside of school.

& # 39; You must be home between 8 p.m. and 6 p.m. unless you are in school, & # 39; continued the list.

& # 39; You may not travel outside the city limits unless you have permission from the chairperson of the school board. & # 39;

Teachers were not allowed to dye their hair under any circumstances and were required to wear outfits within the dress code.

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& # 39; You may not be allowed to dress in bright colors, & # 39; said the rule.

& # 39; You must wear at least two petticoats. Your dresses should not be shorter than five centimeters above the ankles. & # 39;

In addition to presenting themselves neatly, teachers also had to follow a list of chores to keep the classrooms clean at all times.

& # 39; To keep the classroom tidy and clean, you need to sweep the floor once a day, scrub the floor once a week with warm water and soap, clean the backboards once a day and the fire at 7 am & # 39; set up in the morning to warm the school at 8:00 am when scholars arrive. & # 39;

The list is posted in an Australian Facebook group and has since stunned people by the strict rules.

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Many social media users saw the funny side, with many suggesting that modern teachers should follow the same rules.

& # 39; This all sounds very reasonable, & # 39; they said, along with smiling emoji & # 39; s.

And another said: & # 39; Totally agree. I think that all teachers must live these days, that they do not fully adhere to these rules. & # 39;

Former teachers also shared their horror stories when they worked decades ago.

& # 39; Yikes! In 1965 they resigned me because I was pregnant! & # 39; a woman said.

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And another said: & # 39; We have since come a way. I could not get a loan to buy my house because I was a woman. & # 39;

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