Labour India Gurukulam Public School and Junior College is a residential school in Marangattupilly, Kerala, India. It offers classes from pre-Kindergarten to Junior College. The school system integrates a sports schedule and community service. It is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and 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 College Stadium, Eranakulam.
The name Gurukulam
is a Sanskrit
word and is an ancient Indian system of teaching derived from Vedic
traditions. In this system of learning, a student lives with the teacher, who in addition to teaching them, guides them through their daily life. 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.