The educational concept of Kattaikuttu Gurukulam is actually a surprisingly modern approach to schooling. It applies a broad understanding of “learning to learn” in order to master life in our ever faster changing world. The children receive solid academic knowledge and a theater training that involves the whole being and develops both mind and body.
Last Tuesday I moved on from Auroville to the Kattaikuttu Gurukulam, which is a completely different realm of experience. You might think ok it’s just a school, like many – whats the big deal…..? 50 children of all ages from 7 years on, live and learn here together in several groups. Many of them stay