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SIMAO, Selma Machado. The Art integrating generations in a non-school educational context. Educ. Teoria Prática [online]. 2016, vol.26, n.52, pp.212-231. ISSN 1981-8106.

This article concerns a postdoctoral research involving non-formal areas of Education and Art education in an intergenerational perspective. The qualitative content of study and phenomenological approach is based on action research methodology. It involves managers, educators and members of non-formal educational space in a participatory action. Search results of coming experiences from performing arts activities taught to children, adolescents and young adults and elderly. The topics covered in the survey were: confluence points among the various cultures of adult, adolescent and child; perception and expression in languages: graphical, pictorial and written; reconstruction of memory, forming bonds of belonging and positive emotional bonds. Data analysis shows favoritism in the process of changing attitudes and the development and construction of important ethical values, such as friendship, cooperation and tolerance. It is also linked to the appreciation of the construction of knowledge and collective knowledge at the local level.

Keywords : Non-Formal Education; Art Education and Intergenerational.

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