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What is the Purpose of Education?

Education is a continuing pursuit and we learn something at every point in our life. But what really is the purpose of education? This article looks at the 5 main goals of learning.


  • Education should help discover & nurture the innate potential of the child

  • It should teach children about the wonders of the world and show them how to live in harmony with nature

  • Education should empower kids to make better choices and help them live like good human beings

Education isn’t just something one gets in the four walls of a classroom. It is acquired at every point in their lives. But no education is relevant if it doesn’t meet 5 basic goals:

1. Discovering & nurturing the innate potential of the child

A child’s curiosity is at its apex in his / her developing years and this is when you should try and discover his innate potential and nurture it.

Quick Tips

  • Create a safe environment for your child to express himself

  • Observe them carefully

  • Encourage them to pursue their passion

Teach children about the innate wonders of the world

There are endless possibilities and experiences hidden in clear sight, and we need to teach our kids to revel in them.

Quick Tips

  • Teach children to celebrate life

  • Let them enjoy each moment

  • Show them how to appreciate the beauty around them

Empower kids to make better choices

The ability to make the right choice at the right time is a trait that should be developed at a young age.

Quick Tips

  • Let them take active decisions

  • Explain the pros and cons of their decision

  • Guide them wherever you feel the need

Live in harmony with nature

Given the pace the world is moving at, we forget how we’re connected to everything in this world. Being close to nature helps bring peace and happiness

Quick Tips

  • Spend time outdoors

  • Encourage your child to pick up nature-friendly activities

  • Plan holidays in scenic natural locales

Learn to live like good human beings

The purpose of education is to create good human beings. The development of basic human decency is the base of any career.

Quick Tips

  • Teach children respect and obedience

  • Help them understand the value of empathy

  • Show them how to value other people’s opinions

For more parenting tips, talk to a Jiva doctor. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

To Know more , talk to a Jiva doctor. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor
under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.




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