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Islanders Education Pvt Ltd
Islanders Education (IE) is the largest private education provider in the Maldives. In 2008, IE opened Billabong High International School and Kangaroo Kids Preschool, becoming the first to open a private International School in the capital city, Malé. In 2012, IE was awarded the largest education development project in the capital city - Malé.


IE opened the first Finland International School not just in Maldives but in the whole of Asia in the year 2019. This school has proven thus far to be another revolutionary school opened in Maldives, whereby the Finnish core curriculum adapted to the Maldivian context is taught in a unique classroom arrangement and space. This school is expected to go on up to grade 12 with a new grade introduced each year. 


The Ameer Ahmed Education Project, that includes the development of community school, private international preschool and primary school as well as a teacher training institute. Islanders has completed 2 phases of the 4 phase development project (ahead of its intended schedule) and today operates Kangaroo Kids International Preschool (Dream Campus) and Ameer Ahmed Community School (a Corporate Social Responsibility project) on the Ameer Ahmed Education compound. 

Today, IE has 3 International schools with over 3,000 students. IE's student enrollment represents approximately 11% of the total student population in the capital city and 3% of the total student population in the country.


IE offers International educational programs from K-12. It is the master franchise of Kangaroo Kids Eduction Limited (KKEL) in the Maldives and offers the KKEL curriculum from Primary to Secondary. IE schools offer Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) for secondary.
IE also runs various educational initiatives, these professional development for teachers by Foundation for a Better Future and English competency courses in collaboration with British Council. Additionally, IE owns and developed Hologo – a digital resource app for education, and works collaboratively with EduSpark- an online teachers’ professional development platform. 



The Senior Management Team

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Dr. Eija


Principal, Finland International School Maldives

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Aiminath Thahumeena

Principal, Kangaroo Kids Preschool

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Principal, Madrasathul Ameer Ahmed

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Principal, Billabong High International School

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