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Research in Dance and Physical Activity - Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 63-76
ISSN: 2951-4770 (Online)
Print publication date 31 Dec 2022
Received 30 Oct 2022 Revised 01 Dec 2022 Accepted 07 Dec 2022

A Study on Dance Education Policy for Children and Adolescents from Vulnerable Groups
Hyun Jung Park*
University of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Research Professor

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This study is aims to investigate the status and policy direction of dance education for children and adolescents from culturally vulnerable groups. Since the Support for Arts and Culture Education Act was enacted in 2005, culture and arts projects for the underprivileged have been revitalized in earnest. The goal of these policies is for all citizens to enjoy a happy and culturally fulfilling life. This study investigated the policies and specific cases of arts education for children and adolescents from the underprivileged, focusing on dance education. The research was conducted based on the relevant literature, previous research, and the researcher's experience of practicing dance education for the culturally vulnerable groups. Furthermore, among advanced overseas cases, policies, and specific examples of art education for the underprivileged in Germany, France, and the United States were discussed. Policy considerations that can be used as a reference for cultural arts education in Korea were examined through advanced cases abroad.

Keywords: dance education, vulnerable groups, children, adolescents, culture, arts


This work was supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2021S1A5B5A16078540)

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