Malaysia-based Regent International Schools joins the acclaimed GSF network


The Regent International Schools (RIS) in Malaysia have joined the Global Schools Foundation (GSF) network, which operates a chain of highly recognized, top-notch international schools in 10 countries, providing best-in-class education to nearly 31,500 students of 70 nationalities.

RIS has a presence in four Malaysian states including Selangor, Pahang, Kedah and Kuala Lumpur which has been providing education to Malaysian students for 11 years. As the newest member of the GSF family, RIS will benefit from the strong track record of GSF schools for educational excellence.

“We are delighted to welcome the Regent International Schools to the GSF network. RIS has a ten-year history of providing quality education to students in Malaysia. This merger of like-minded international schools will greatly benefit Malaysian students and parent communities,” said Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Global Schools Foundation.

Atul Temurnikar, co-founder and president of Global Schools Foundation

GSF schools – which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2022 – offer the best practices and innovative educational capabilities, with an emphasis on competence-based learning, thanks to a strong network of international educators. Its holistic education brand combines innovative and personalized learning with openness to the world and diversity, while balancing the richness of local traditions.

In recent years, GSF students have shown strong IGCSE results with over 700 students achieving A* stars in all subjects. Its International Baccalaureate diploma program has also produced 91 world-leading and near-perfect scorers to date. GSF students have received offers from 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 the future. In the same year, it entered into a strategic partnership with Dwight School Seoul, a leading IB school, with links to its New York campus; and with Waterbridge Global Education in Cambodia. It has also been recognized as the “world’s most awarded network of schools” by the World Book of Records.

To date, GSF schools have won over 400 awards for excellence in education from leading organizations around the world, including the Malaysian Productivity Council, for innovative practices, excellence in performance, business excellence, green and sustainable initiatives and CSR activities. She was selected under the Scaleup SG program by Enterprise Singapore, to pursue her strategic growth plans which include business optimization, internationalization, market prioritization and business matchmaking, and benefited from sharing and program peer networks.

“Regent’s journey under the GSF will continue to expand and bring top quality school education to Malaysians to become global citizens,” said Dato’ Dr. Nelson Renganathan, Founder and Former Chairman. Regent’s Executive, who will continue to serve as Advisor to GSF Malaysia.

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