ABOUT US > HISTORY:

From a small bungalow house with 40 students

to an integrated education group with more than 30 preschools, 6 schools across 3 campuses and a growing chain of 60 English language centres, there are few private education providers that can look back on such a rich history as we can.

ABOUT US > HISTORY:

From a small bungalow house with just 40 students

to an integrated education group with more than 30 preschools, 6 schools across 3 campuses and a growing chain of 60 English language centres, there are few private education providers that can look back on such a rich history as we can.

1985

Humble Beginnings

Sekolah Sang Suria (later to be known as Sekolah Seri Suria) begins operations in a rented bungalow in Cheras with a humble 40-student population. This pioneer school was then under Education Ventures Sdn Bhd

1985

Humble Beginnings

Sekolah Sang Suria (later to be known as Sekolah Seri Suria) begins operations in a rented bungalow in Cheras with a humble 40-student population. This pioneer school was then under Education Ventures Sdn Bhd

1986-1997

The First of Many

R.E.A.L Kids (then known as 'C.E.C' or Child enrichment Centre) opened its first kindergarten in a bungalow at SS19, Subang Jaya in 1986 with a modest population of just 60 students. Within slightly more than a decade, R.E.A.L Kids rapidly grew to become 10-centre strong.

1986-1997

The First of Many

R.E.A.L Kids (then known as 'C.E.C' or Child enrichment Centre) opened its first kindergarten in a bungalow at SS19, Subang Jaya in 1986 with a modest population of just 60 students. Within slightly more than a decade, R.E.A.L Kids rapidly grew to become 10-centre strong.

1992

A New Home

Construction of a purpose-built school premise on a 10-acre land commenced in Hulu Langat for Sekolah Seri suria, and was completed the same year

1992

A New Home

Construction of a purpose-built school premise on a 10-acre land commenced in Hulu Langat for Sekolah Seri suria, and was completed the same year

1992

Our Very Own Syllabus

The ‘R.E.A.L Education’ philosophy is conceived, leading to the writing and publishing of R.E.A.L’s very own curriculum which pioneers the practice of nurturing Multiple Intelligences within each student

1992

Our Very Own Syllabus

The ‘R.E.A.L Education’ philosophy is conceived, leading to the writing and publishing of R.E.A.L’s very own curriculum which pioneers the practice of nurturing Multiple Intelligences within each student

1999

Welcoming Another to the Family

R.E.A.L’s second campus, Sekolah Seri Cahaya, is built and launched in Shah Alam, Selangor to meet a growing demand for R.E.A.L Education

1999

Welcoming Another to the Family

R.E.A.L’s second campus, Sekolah Seri Cahaya, is built and launched in Shah Alam, Selangor to meet a growing demand for R.E.A.L Education

2001

R.E.A.L Welcomes ALFA College

ALIF College (now under the name ALFA International College) comes under R.E.A.L Education Group’s management. With this, R.E.A.L takes another step in realizing its dream of providing lifelong education with the inclusion of ALFA’s tertiary programmes into its repertoire of services

2001

R.E.A.L Welcomes ALFA College

ALIF College (now under the name ALFA International College) comes under R.E.A.L Education Group’s management. With this, R.E.A.L takes another step in realizing its dream of providing lifelong education with the inclusion of ALFA’s tertiary programmes into its repertoire of services

2001

Pioneering Multiple Intelligences

The concept of Multiple Intelligences (M.I) is introduced across all our kindergartens, making us the pioneer preschool in the country to adopt such an approach as our curriculum core

2001

Pioneering Multiple Intelligences

The concept of Multiple Intelligences (M.I) is introduced across all our kindergartens, making us the pioneer preschool in the country to adopt such an approach as our curriculum core

2002

R.E.A.L Makes History

R.E.A.L Kids is inducted into The Malaysia Book of Records for being the ‘First kindergarten in Malaysia to be accredited with ISO9001:2000’

2002

R.E.A.L Makes History

R.E.A.L Kids is inducted into The Malaysia Book of Records for being the ‘First kindergarten in Malaysia to be accredited with ISO9001:2000’

2004

A Landmark Centre

R.E.A.L Kids marks the celebration of its 30th kindergarten opening in Setia Indah, Johor Bahru

2004

A Landmark Centre

R.E.A.L Kids marks the celebration of its 30th kindergarten opening in Setia Indah, Johor Bahru

2008

A New, R.E.A.L Identity

On 13 October 2008, Education Ventures Sdn Bhd officially changes its name to R.E.A.L Education Group Sdn Bhd in order to streamline all its business units under a single brand - R.E.A.L

2008

A New, R.E.A.L Identity

On 13 October 2008, Education Ventures Sdn Bhd officially changes its name to R.E.A.L Education Group Sdn Bhd in order to streamline all its business units under a single brand - R.E.A.L

2008

R.E.A.L Welcomes a Third

R.E.A.L spreads its wings south by having its third and newest member of the R.E.A.L Schools family – Cahaya Campus in Johor Bahru – joining the fold

2008

R.E.A.L Welcomes a Third

R.E.A.L spreads its wings south by having its third and newest member of the R.E.A.L Schools family – Cahaya Campus in Johor Bahru – joining the fold

2008

R.E.A.L Goes International

R.E.A.L Schools, Cahaya Campus, Shah Alam begins offering international school curriculum, paving the way for R.E.A.L’s two other campuses in Cheras and Johor Bahru to follow suit the following year

2008

R.E.A.L Goes International

R.E.A.L Schools, Cahaya Campus, Shah Alam begins offering international school curriculum, paving the way for R.E.A.L’s two other campuses in Cheras and Johor Bahru to follow suit the following year

2017

Becoming Paramount

Paramount Corp Berhad acquires a majority stake in R.E.A.L Education Group, thus making R.E.A.L part of Paramount Education along with KDU College, KDU University College, and KDU Smart Schools.

2017

Becoming Paramount

Paramount Corp Berhad acquires a majority stake in R.E.A.L Education Group, thus making R.E.A.L part of Paramount Education along with KDU College, KDU University College, and KDU Smart Schools.

2017

Philosophy Renewed

R.E.A.L officially launches its new educational philosophy dubbed the 'R.E.A.L Learning Journey' that is documented in 'DELEARN-RELEARN: A Playbook for Learning'; unveiled for the first time along with a showcase of R.E.A.L Kids' new Gen 7 books and learning materials

2017

Philosophy Renewed

R.E.A.L officially launches its new educational philosophy dubbed the 'R.E.A.L Learning Journey' that is documented in 'DELEARN-RELEARN: A Playbook for Learning'; unveiled for the first time along with a showcase of R.E.A.L Kids' new Gen 7 books and learning materials