Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 22 | ARTICLE

Title: THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIO-CULTURAL ANIMATION IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS IN THE 1 ST CYCLE

Author: Bruno Trindade (btrindade@hotmail.com)* Maria José Conde (mjrconde@usal.es)** Ricardo Pocinho (pocinho@hotmail.com)***
*Agrupamento de Escola Nuno Álvares, IPCB. Escola Superior Educação; **Universidade de Salamanca; ***Centro de Estudos Interdisciplinares em Educação e Desenvolvimento.
Publication: Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 22

Abstract:
The aim of this study is to clarify the relevance of Socio-Cultural Animation in the children’s educational process, as influence in the awareness of the society of the importance of Socio-Cultural Animation in the children’s development through playing, of its worth in the prevention of conflicts and of the benefits for the social relations. The insertion of Socio-Cultural Animation in the education, with relevance for the nonformal education, allows children, through the developed activities, to appropriate the rules of socialization in a playful way, helping them to communicate, interact socially and “discover the world”. The application of this study highlights the importance of Socio-Cultural Animation in schools, as being fundamental to the essential rules and values assimilation and to the social and individual the children’s growth, by associating cognitive issues to socio-affective contexts. Therefore, it is possible to prevent risk behaviors and to form a more social and capable human being.

Keywords: Socio-Cultural Animation; education; schools; socialization




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