Crescendo 2016 Opening
World-class education at an affordable price, UPSR students receive Principal’s Scholarship
Johor Bahru, 10 December – Primary and secondary school students in Johor now have access to an affordable world-class education through the newly opened Crescendo-HELP International School (CHIS) in Johor Bahru.
Today, the international school located in Taman Desa Cemerlang, was officially launched by YAB Dato’ Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin, Menteri Besar Johor, together with Gooi Seong Lim, Chairman and Managing Director of Crescendo Corporation Berhad, and Professor Datuk Dr Paul Chan, Co-Founder and Vice Chancellor of HELP University.
Established by two leading organisations who are passionate about education – Crescendo and HELP Education Group, Crescendo-HELP International School (CHIS) aims to offer high quality education to young generations in this fast-growing city at an affordable price, supporting the Johor Education Department’s mission – “To Develop Individual Potential through Quality Education”.
“The quality of our education will define the future of our next generation and our nation. It is always our priority to provide affordable excellent education to our children, and to develop their full potential in all areas of life,” said Datuk Dr Paul Chan.
“Crescendo-HELP International School will play a key role in supporting the nation to educate its young generations and to nurture global citizens that are rooted in the multicultural background that makes our country unique,” added Datuk Dr Paul Chan.
With a total built-up area of over 30,000 square meters, the new campus can accommodate 2,000 students and will begin its first intake in February 2017. As a purpose-built campus, the school is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and staffed with highly qualified and experienced teachers, both local and international.
“The establishment of Crescendo-HELP International School will enhance the quality and diversity of the educational infrastructure of EduCity™ Iskandar Malaysia. The choice of Johor also affirms confidence in our support for excellent education. This new international school is well positioned and equipped to fulfil the demand.
Johor’s flagship, Iskandar Malaysia, is a catalyst for strategic growth with a multiplier impact. Currently, it has attracted over RM219 billion in investments and contributes to 60% of Johor’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). To make all this viable, we need talent and a competent workforce. Thus, education and training programs are essential to train this growing workforce,” said Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, Menteri Besar Johor.”
Crescendo-HELP International School offers the British Education Curriculum culminating in the widely-recognised IGCSE qualification, which is accepted by the world’s best pre-university programmes. Combining the best of Western and Eastern education, students will develop Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS), and will master a minimum of four languages: English, Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia, and Spanish, which will enable them to work or conduct business in over 70% of the world’s countries.
“By providing a holistic and excellent education for our children, it is the best investment to help them develop their talent and skills. This campus encapsulates our philosophy that learning should be a wholesome and joyful experience, where students are encouraged to flourish and fulfil their potential in a safe and secure environment,” said Gooi Seong Lim.
Keeping to its promise of offering world-class education to Malaysian students at an affordable price, Crescendo-HELP International School has awarded UPSR students from Johor Bahru with its Principal’s Scholarship.
“We want to encourage more students in Johor Bahru to join us on the fulfilling learning journey in Crescendo-HELP International School. Hence, we are also offering a continuing 30% bursary to all founding students who enroll for the 2017 intake,” said Datuk Dr Paul Chan.
Families who seek more information on Crescendo-HELP International School are invited to call the school at 07-861 6788 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crescendo Corporation Berhad is a Main Board Bursa-listed company with a history of 25 years. Crescendo has established a strong reputation in various industries including property development, construction, and education. Under the leadership of the Gooi family, the company is accredited with the successful and widely acclaimed development of Desa Cemerlang and Taman Perindustrian Cemerlang in Johor Bahru and has established themselves as developers of quality residential, commercial and industrial properties.
The HELP Education Group recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and has been one of the leading education groups in Malaysia, with over 10,000 students enrolled in its various institutions including HELP University, HELP Academy and HELP College of Arts and Technology. In 2014, through its subsidiary, HELP Education Services Sdn Bhd, it established HELP International School in Subang Bestari, which has become one of the fastest growing international schools in Malaysian history with over 1,300 students enrolled and a school renowned for its academic quality having won a 5-star rating from the Ministry of Education in just its second year of operation.
Crescendo-HELP International School is built on a partnership between Crescendo Corporation Berhad and HELP Education Group. Its founding Principal, Mr Phillip Brisley MBE, is a distinguished educator with over 40 years of experience in teaching and school leadership, having served as a Principal in the UK, the Middle East and in Malaysia. He was awarded the Most Honorable Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth in 2002 and was awarded the King Hussein Medal for contribution to education by the King of Jordan in 2007.
The school offers the British curriculum for primary and secondary levels and is located at Taman Desa Cemerlang in Johor Bahru. February 2017 intake is open for registration now.