Setting Up Schools

GSE’s worldwide family of schools attest to our experience, expertise, and success in setting up schools and educational institutions that meet or exceed international standards.

Collectively and individually, our uniquely qualified team of experts has extensive experience in all levels of education from early education, elementary, and secondary to vocational, university and corporate training environments in most regions of the world.

Additionally, our worldwide network of established and reliable professionals means that GSE is effectively a “one-stop-shop” for setting up schools, from concept to completion. Our proven record reflects a determined investment in people, systems and support structures. When GSE open a school we manage all steps from idea to execution.


setting up schools

Open a school that will leave a legacy


Personalized Approach:

Our specialist team provide service and support from feasibility studies for setting up schools through to management and leadership of international schools of all curriculum backgrounds, K-12 and beyond, in all regions of the world. When you open a school it is important to work with professional experts who you trust and take a personal approach. They balance education expertise with business acumen.

Our services in setting up schools include:

  • Feasibility study (New schools or buying a school)
  • Business and development plan
  • Project management including:
    • Conceptual building design and review to maximize learning
    • Curriculum
    • Staffing and recruitment
    • Organization and accountability structures
    • Infrastructure and resources
    • I.T. infrastructure
    • Marketing and promotions
    • Admissions
  • Operation and Management

Open a school that will make a difference


The Power of Curriculum in Setting up Schools

 Ultimately, the success or failure of a school is directly tied to student success in learning. Even with every other element neatly in place (beautiful campus, highly qualified instructors, progressive leadership), without a robust curriculum all other external measurements of success are mute. Setting up schools requires extensive specialist expertise.

One of the most essential contributions we make, is through a collaborative effort in building a challenging and relevant curriculum that is a direct reflection of your school’s philosophy and goals.

Based on our collective years of experience, best practices research, and the most current information available, we will help you create an engaging core curriculum designed to inspire students to reach their fullest potential.

GSE has extensive experience working with all major curriculums including, but not limited to:

International Baccalaureate

UK Curriculum

US Curriculum

Australian Curriculum

Finnish Curriculum 

Virtual and Online Schooling

*GSE design and write specialist curriculum for a range of purposes.

Open a school with a curriculum and a plan that matches market and context.



Open a school that has the greatest chance of success


Our key priorities for new projects include:

KSA – Saudi Arabia

UAE – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar

Bahrain – Manama

Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi and other areas






Central-West Africa (Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Nigeria)



South America



Building or Rebuilding

Whether you’re launching a new school, or re-evaluating an existing curriculum, staff, or administration, GSE’s team of proven professionals can guide the way to success.

From the ground up, or a top to bottom makeover, we have the tools, experience, and people to guide you every step of the way!

Open a school with GSE