Source: Global Education Management Systems (GEMS)
Monday, March 23, 2009 06:21 PM IST (12:51 PM GMT)
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Gems Education Announces Expansion Plans for India
To Expand India Network to 50 Schools in Next 3 Years
New Delhi, Delhi, India,
Monday, March 23, 2009
-- (Business Wire India)
Global Education Management Systems (GEMS), one of the largest global providers of private education in the K-12 segment, currently managing over 100 schools in various countries spread over four continents, is all set to expand extensively in India through a network of owned and managed private K-12 schools.
At present, GEMS manages around 10 schools in India spread over multiple locations in the country and has announced plans for expanding in the next three years to 50 Schools which will be fully equipped to provide world-class education to Indian children.
The Educational Group’s ambitious plans for India are being spearheaded by its recently appointed Country Head, Mr. Ajey Kumar. Backed by rich experience of working across leading Multinational and Indian companies in various top level capacities, Kumar brings in apt business acumen on board. ‘’Over the years, GEMS has carved a niche for itself globally, enabling the children to develop to their full potential within a dynamic, innovative and collaborative learning environment. Going forward, not only will we grow the GEMS network in India extensively, but will also play a leadership role in growing and expanding the organized K12 education sector in India so as to enable Indian parents to have access to high quality international standards in education”, shared Mr. Kumar, Country Head, GEMS Education.
Mr. Sunny Varkey, the Global Educationist, is the Founder Chairman of the GEMS group which has an experience of over 5 decades in providing total school management solutions worldwide. Mr Varkey mentioned, “With more players willing to invest in the education sector in India, GEMS will not only be establishing its own schools, but will also be partnering other investors for establishing new schools or for taking over existing schools.” Recently, Mr. Varkey was honoured with Padmashree and Rajiv Gandhi award for his exemplary contribution to the education sector.
About GEMS Education Worldwide:
GEMS manages a growing network of over 100 high quality international schools around the world. GEMS network of schools provide a unique brand of holistic education to 85,000 students from over 124 countries, employing over 6,200 education professionals, specialists and staff from over 50 nationalities. Supported by a network of eminent international advisors in the field of education, GEMS global network of multi-skilled specialists and in-house experts provide invaluable support and guidance in all areas related to schools, delivering world class standards of education. ‘GEMS Education’ offers total school management solutions. From project inception and planning to ongoing operations of schools, GEMS offers a total solutions approach to the management of new school projects and existing schools.
About GEMS Education India:
GEMS India has a network of around ten schools in India spread over multiple locations and occupies a leading space in the Indian private K-12 education sector. It also advises various State Governments and Governmental entities on new initiatives and reforms in the Education sector in India. GEMS also provides Audit and Consulting services to various private sector players in the Indian Education sector. GEMS India is expanding aggressively and is in the process of adding many more new schools to its network in the Indian Sub - Continent.
Further information on the company can be found at www.gemseducation.com.
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