Title: Qaumi Masle [Episode 20]
Topic: On Medium of Education with Special Reference to Punjabi Language – PART II
Host/Presenter: Baljeet Singh
Participants: Prof. Joga Singh (Department of Linguistics and Punjabi Lexicography)
Date of Release: September 16, 2013
Produced by: http://www.sikhsiyasat.com
Duration: 40 Minutes and 08 Seconds
Education is one of the basics of individual and social life. It’s of equal importance that what language should be the medium of Education. At global level there has been a wide debate on this issue and international research has repeatedly highlighted the fact that most effective medium of education is the mother language of the child to be educated.
As Indian peninsula is multi-cultural and multi-linguist, it’s a question of prime concern that what should be medium of education?
Dr. Joga Singh is Professor and Former head of Department of Linguistics and Punjabi Lexicography at Punjabi University, Patiala. In this episode of Qaumi Masle he clarified many misconceptions about the capacity of Punjabi languages. He shattered the false notions that Punjabi lacks technical or medical terminology. He said that Punjabi is such a capable language that education from primary to higher studies could be conducted in it.
This is Second Episode on this issue.