National Education Policy-2020: An Emphasis on Education through Mother Tongue

தாய்மொழி வழிக்கல்வியை வலியுறுத்தும் தேசியக் கல்விக்கொள்கை 2020

  • T Sangeetha Assistant Professor, Department of Education Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
  • K Jagadeesh Guest Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Madras, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Education, Blooms Taxonomy, Understanding, Mother-Tongue, NEP-2020


Education is the basic tool to develop society. The aims of education are closely related to the needs of society. Education paves way for the students to make desirable changes with the goals of the community. Through education, social preferences and cultural traditions are passed down from one generation to the other. Benjamin Bloom categorizes learning goals into three domains. The first of these is the cognitive domain. In this domain, he has given the second place for understanding. Understanding is an essential event in the teaching-learning process. The national education policy 2020 emphasis on learning through mother tongue would make the student understand the concepts and content in a better way. This article sheds light on the need for mother-tongue Tamil language as a medium of instruction for the better understanding of the learner which is emphasized in the National Education policy 2020.