- Labour India Gurukulam Public School
name = Labour India Gurukulam Public School
motto = Together we labour, together we learn
type = Public
pre-Kindergartento Junior College.
head of school =
faculty = 80
staff = 30
students = 1200
athletics = Football, cricket, 400 metres track
colors = Red, white, blue
location = Labour India Hills
country = India
homepage = http://www.gurukulam.com
Labour India Gurukulam Public School and Junior College is a residential school in
Marangattupilly, Kerala, India. It offers classes from pre-Kindergartento Junior College. The school system integrates a sports schedule and community service. It is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhiand has branches in Wagamon, Kerala (International Gurukulam School), and West Virginia, USA ( Bluefield International Academy).
The school won the overall title for the sixth consecutive time on 8 January 2008, in the 12th CBSE National Athletic championship, which concluded at the
Maharajas CollegeStadium, Eranakulam. [cite web |url=http://www.hindu.com/2004/12/11/stories/2004121105271800.htm |title=Labour India wins overall championship |publisher=The Hindu Online] [cite web |url=http://www.hindu.com/2008/01/09/stories/2008010954032200.htm |title=A winning six for Labour India Public School |publisher=The Hindu Online] [cite web |url=http://www.hindu.com/2007/09/14/stories/2007091456880300.htm |title=Regional CBSE Schools Youth Festival, Labour India School leading |publisher=The Hindu Online] [cite web |url=http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/News_By_Industry/Services/Education/Kerala_to_host_CBSE_National_Athletic_meet_for_the_first_time/rssarticleshow/2622375.cms |title=Kerala to host CBSE National Athletic meet for the first time |publisher=The Economic Times]
The name "Gurukulam" is a
Sanskritword and is an ancient Indian system of teaching derived from Vedictraditions. In this system of learning, a student lives with the teacher, who in addition to teaching them, guides them through their daily life. [cite web |url=http://www.deepika.com/bestschools/gurukulam.htm |title=About Labour India |publisher=Deepika] Labour India Gurukulam Public School and Junior College was founded by V. J. George Kulangara in 1993. It is owned by the registered Labour India Educational Society and is located in hilly terrain, recently renamed as "Labour India Hills" in Marangattupilly village.
The School’s academic program is based on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi and the text books are as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (
NCERT). The medium of instruction is English. However, a three-language method is adopted in all classes, to enable students to be functionally multilingual.
* [http://www.gurukulam.com/index.php Home page for Labour India Gurukulam Public Schhol]
* [http://www.labourindiahrd.com International Gurukulam School, Wagamon, Kerala]
* [http://www.bluefieldacademy.com/ Bluefield International Boarding School, West Virginia, USA]
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