|KCSMW has been conducting Malayalam classes
since 1992 in the name of Vidya India Academy and the program has been
later reformed as Malayalam and Cultural Awareness Program – KCS Kalari.
Now it has been grown in to three centers with more than one hundred
students attending classes. The classes meet twice a month on weekends
and are conducted by parent volunteers free of cost to the students.
Kalari is not only focusing on Malayalam language learning but on the
rich cultural heritage of Kerala and India, through cultural
celebrations, discussions, debates and competitions on our traditions
and family values .
KCS Kalari-Malayalam and cultural awareness program – has been approved
as an accredited member of Malayalam Mission of Kerala.
Malayalam mission is a program chaired by Chief Minister of Kerala to
promote the study of Malayalam language and culture among the children
of non-resident Keralites. We are proud to be the first member of
Malayalam Mission outside India, supporting the Mission’s goal of
spreading Malayalam language and culture all over the world. Language
learning is made easy and effective through group activities, games,
discussions, debates and projects based on the proven approaches adapted
by Malayalam Mission. To know more about Malayalam Mission and their
activities, please visit http://www.mm.kerala.gov.in.
Students who successfully complete the courses receive certificates of
different levels from Malayalam Mission of Kerala Government, as per
their course placement and mastery. The Different levels are Kanikonna
(certificate course), Sooryakanthi (diploma), Ambal (higher diploma) and
Neelakurinji (senior higher diploma)
With the support and guidance of Malayalam Mission and with the
dedication and effort of KCS volunteers, we are successfully carrying
out the mission of KCS Kalari which is to sustain the language and
culture in our children and to instill in them the pride of Kerala.
KCS appreciates the sincerity, dedication and hard work of our teachers,
volunteers, and parents, for promoting Malayalam language in our younger