Taylor's builds RM110m international school in Puchong

KUALA LUMPUR: Taylor's Education Group is investing RM110 million to build a new international school in Puchong, Selangor.

The school will be located on a 7.8-acre site and cater for more than 2,000 students, with the first phase to open in 2014 with an initial intake of 1,000 students.

"The Taylor's brand is synonymous with high quality tertiary education to students through Taylor's University and Taylor's College. Now, Taylor's can educate students at a younger age to provide them with the necessary foundation for success," said group CEO Datuk Loy Teik Ngan in a statement.

The company's school division currently comprises Garden International School, Australian International School Malaysia, Sri Garden Kuala Lumpur, Sri Garden International and Nexus International School in Putrajaya.

"We believe that Taylor's International School, Puchong, has the potential to contribute and enrich the growing communities adjacent to the school," said Taylor's school division president B K Gan, adding that the school will "place a lot of emphasis on values like respect and care for family and community as a whole".

Taylor's tertiary arm consists of Taylor's University and Taylor's College. The group currently caters for 20,000 students with its private school and tertiary education offerings.

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