Inclusive Intergenerational Experiences With Elderly and Minor People: A New Horizon for Inclusion?

María José Flores Tena, Silvia Isabel Vallejo Jiménez
2018 Sino-US English Teaching  
The research presents the progressive increase of lifelong education and its influence on the paradigm of socio-educational inclusion. Today's society is characterized by its increasing aspiration and demand for activities of social promotion and personal development, that is, activities that tend to reinforce the social fabric in its human and community values, in the elimination of loneliness, or increasing the quality of life, through the full enjoyment of civic rights, common cultural
more » ... mmon cultural property, or participation in the opportunities offered by public and community life. The older population has transformed their habits, integrating new values generated by social changes. In turn, it leads to possible changes in social intervention. These include training, leisure, tourism, social skills development, the use of the Internet as a tool for knowledge and communication, and social participation. These new social behaviors can be an opportunity to build a more cohesive and supportive society, without generational breaches. And this line, the attention to diversity and its even processes seeks to expand its reach, generating intergenerational spaces.
doi:10.17265/1539-8072/2018.02.007 fatcat:j5s6cg6syrd3ldrffrphcgextu