Kuala Lumpur, 27 July 2022 – Malaysia’s Regent International Schools (RIS) have joined the network of Global Schools Foundation (GSF), which runs a chain of highly-acclaimed and premium international schools in 10 countries, offering best in class education to nearly 31,500 students from 70 nationalities.
RIS has presence in four Malaysian states including Selangor, Pahang, Kedah and Kuala Lumpur, which have been providing education to Malaysian students for the past 11 years. As the newest members of the GSF family, RIS will reap the benefits of the strong track record of GSF schools in education excellence.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Regent International Schools to the GSF network. RIS has a decade-long history of providing quality education to students in Malaysia. This amalgamation of like-minded international schools shall greatly benefit the Malaysian student and parent communities,” said Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder and Chairman of Global Schools Foundation.
The schools under GSF – which is observing its 20th anniversary year in 2022 – offers the best of innovative education practices and capabilities, with emphasis on skills-based learning, through a strong network of international educators. Its brand of holistic education combines innovative, personalised learning with global-mindedness and diversity, while balancing the richness of local traditions.
In recent years, GSF students have posted strong results in IGCSE with over 700 students achieving A* stars in all subjects. Its International Baccalaureate Diploma programme has also produced 91 World Toppers and Near-Perfect scorers to date. GSF students have received offers from the top universities around the world.
In 2021, GSF announced the raising of US$250 million for investments in K12 education, with capital to be raised in future. In the same year, it entered into a strategic partnership with Dwight School Seoul, a leading premium IB School, with links to its New York campus; and with Waterbridge Global Education in Cambodia. It has also been recognised as the “World’s Most Awarded Network of Schools” by the World Book of Records.
As of date, GSF schools have won over 400 awards in education excellence from top quality organisations in the world including Malaysia Productivity Council, for Innovative practices, Performance Excellence, Business Excellence, Green and Sustainable initiatives and CSR activities. It was selected under the Scaleup SG programme by Enterprise Singapore, to further its strategic growth plans which includes business optimisation, internationalisation, market prioritisation and business matching, and has benefitted from the programme’s peer sharing and networks.
“Regent’s journey under the aegis of the GSF will continue to expand and bring top quality school education to Malaysians to nurture them into global citizens,” said Dato’ Dr. Nelson Renganathan, Regent’s founder and former executive chairman, who will continue to serve as Advisor to GSF Malaysia.