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Frontiers in Art Research, 2023, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2023.050102.

Research on the Practice of Art Education in Colleges for the Elderly under the Background of Aging Society


Li Yunhan

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Li Yunhan

Zhuhai Yinghua Cambridge International School, Zhuhai, China


With the development of society, China is now showing the characteristics of an aging population. As a link to adult education, senior citizen education is the later stage of the development of lifelong education. Therefore, elderly education is an essential educational link for China to build a learning society and strengthen the cultivation of the ideological and cultural quality of the whole people. The continuous improvement of the elderly education work is of great significance to enrich the ideological and cultural life of the elderly and to realize the construction of a learning-oriented society. With the rapid development of the senior colleges in various regions of China, when they optimize and reform the senior education curriculum, they should strengthen art education in old teaching. Through the study of art, the elderly can not only experience a colorful life but also help to enrich their spiritual world, cultivate their sentiments, and be conducive to the development of physical and mental health. This paper takes the current social aging as the research background and explores the problems in the art education work of elderly universities. In addition, through continuous optimization of the teaching system and in-depth education reform, the feasibility of art education in colleges and universities for the elderly has been strengthened.


Aging; Social development; Education for the elderly; Lifelong education; Art Education

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Li Yunhan. Research on the Practice of Art Education in Colleges for the Elderly under the Background of Aging Society. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 1: 8-12. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.050102.


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