Learning Alternatives is an exploration into education beyond schooling. By bringing alternative learning experiences to children. LA kindles a deeper enquiry into themselves and the world around them. Children from various schools in Trivandrum attend our beyond school programs to build strong foundations in their school curriculum while learning the fun way through stories, arts,science experiments, project-based learning, theatre and more. To address the specific needs of children who do not quite ‘fit in’ to our conventional educational system, LA offers individualized early learning, school-extension and home-schooling programs at our centre in Trivandrum, Kerala.
LA is an attempt to make learning joyful and personally meaningful. We seek to create an open,inclusive learning environment without the pressures of comparison and competition, where learning involves the freedom to think and discover for oneself, the joy of creating with one’s own hands and the flowering of compassion that enables one to meet the world with open arms. Our work draws inspiration from the thoughts of many great educators from around the world, especially that of Rudolf Steiner and the Waldorf movement that he started.