International Journal of Adult and Non Formal Education

Short Communication - International Journal of Adult and Non Formal Education ( 2022) Volume 3, Issue 3

Importance of art education and the demands of students

W Taba*
Department of Sculpture, University of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
*Corresponding Author:
W Taba, Department of Sculpture, University of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, Email:

Received: 15-Nov-2022, Manuscript No. IJANFE -22- 84676; Editor assigned: 18-Nov-2022, Pre QC No. IJANFE -22- 84676(PQ); Reviewed: 02-Dec-2022, QC No. IJANFE -22- 84676; Revised: 08-Dec-2022, Manuscript No. IJANFE -22- 84676(R); Published: 16-Dec-2022, DOI: 10.15651/2437-1882.22.3.036


Students have numerous possibilities in the arts to showcase their abilities through genuine performance. Children can develop their self-confidence and learn how to think positively about themselves and their education through the arts [Agarwal et al., 2020]. Arts education aids students in making learning meaningful by providing them with a means of connecting new information to their own personal experiences and communicating what they have learned to others. Learning a musical instrument, making a picture, dancing, or singing in a chorus all teach youngsters the value of taking baby steps, practicing to get better, being persistent, and being patient. As they attempt to complete tasks that do not come naturally, they acquire confidence. The study of an artistic field aids in character development in children. Students pick up the attitudes, routines, and behaviors required for success in any activity [Bardes et al., 2001].

What the Arts Education Curriculum Includes?

The arts are encouraged in the arts education curriculum as a way for students to express themselves, understand their identities, and engage with local artists, art processes, artwork, and arts education [Charon R. 2010].

The Arts Education curriculum, which comprises the following, is based on the natural growth for creative and artistic work.

• A focus on enhancing the depth of content and concept application over several years

• Information on the fundamental concepts of each subject.

• Value placed on discipline-specific language

• Opportunities for forging connections with the local community

• Support for classroom and personal safety

• Connections between grades

It may be a part of both the curriculum and extracurricular activities. Participation in weekly or monthly activities, as well as more involved courses like residencies or summer schools, is all acceptable. Although these activities have educational value in and of themselves, the emphasis of this platform is on the advantages of arts education for academic success. It has been linked to advancements in the study of science, math, and English. The performance level in elementary and secondary school has also witnessed advantages. Although, generally speaking, younger students and, occasionally, economically disadvantaged students have shown to be more affected. Children and young people benefit from the inclusion of art in education by way of arts education, which aids in their overall and healthy development [Dalia et al., 2020].

This is distinguished by enhancing and providing a significant cognitive contribution to the growth of pupils' abilities and skills such as innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, cultural diversity, or curiosity. However, there are notable distinctions among nations, with some having a greater variety of goals than others. Less than half of the countries have three objectives listed promoting self-esteem, recognizing artistic brilliance, and lifelong learning through the arts. The objectives of the arts education curriculum go beyond the academic ones. The broad curriculum has goals that can be connected to education in the arts and cultures where nations have established objectives for their whole curriculum. In general, these include diversity, learning about cultural history, and creative and cultural aims, particularly creativity also the growth of personal expression. All schools, public or private, offer arts education as one of their curriculum and extracurricular activities. However, they frequently pass for secondary subjects. They are, in fact, crucial activities for both boys’ and girls' development. It has a lot of advantages for learning. Students can progress significantly in their social, academic, and personal lives when properly taught [Eva et al., 2005].

Additionally, art education helps to:

• Improve the standard of instruction.

• Boost interest and passion among students.

• Participating in artistic pursuits helps students develop flexibility of thought and a greater awareness of their surroundings.

• Encourages the pupil to feel secure and independent.

• It provides an opportunity to practice social skills and explore one's creativity.

• By encouraging teamwork, students and teachers can work together to improve the learning environment at school. Develop empathy and tolerance.

• Numerous brain regions are stimulated by art education.


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