About Us

Who are we

We are a leading operator of K-12 institutions across India with one sole purpose:

“To nurture future-ready global citizens who positively and responsibly impact the world”

With a focus on an innovative, student-centered approach to learning, we believe the best education takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. We are deeply committed to quality, well-rounded, affordable education based on the three critical cornerstones of Academic Excellence, Operational Excellence and Health, Safety & Child Protection combined with a full suite of best-in-class extra-curricular activities.

Across our network of schools, we identify and implement new and effective student-centered approaches to create superlative learning outcomes.

These include providing teachers and learners access to essential tools to ensure high-quality preparation, a standards-aligned curriculum and professional learning opportunities. Our goal is to enable our students to realise their true potential to become critical thinkers and compassionate leaders.

Additionally, with Ryan Group’s network of 137 schools, across 40 cities and 18 states, and an enrolment base of 270,000 students, we offer families seamless mobility options ensuring a consistent learning experience no matter where they go across India.

Thanks to our inspiring educators, a safe and enabling environment and our innovative approach to learning, our schools consistently rank in the top 10 schools in every city in which we operate.

We are a leading operator of K-12 institutions across India with one sole purpose:

“To nurture future-ready global citizens who positively and responsibly impact the world”

With a focus on an innovative, student-centered approach to learning, we believe the best education takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. We are deeply committed to quality, well-rounded, affordable education based on the three critical cornerstones of Academic Excellence, Operational Excellence and Health, Safety & Child Protection combined with a full suite of best-in-class extra-curricular activities.

Across our network of schools, we identify and implement new and effective student-centered approaches to create superlative learning outcomes. These include providing teachers and learners access to essential tools to ensure high-quality preparation, a standards-aligned curriculum and professional learning opportunities. Our goal is to enable our students to realise their true potential to become critical thinkers and compassionate leaders.

Additionally, with Ryan Group’s network of 137 schools, across 40 cities and 18 states, and an enrolment base of 270,000 students, we offer families seamless mobility options ensuring a consistent learning experience no matter where they go across India.

Thanks to our inspiring educators, a safe and enabling environment and our innovative approach to learning, our schools consistently rank in the top 10 schools in every city in which we operate.

Vision & Mission

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Vision

To nurture future-ready global citizens
who positively and responsibly impact the world

Mission

To be the leading K12 institution

Which

  • Encourages learners to realise their true potential to become critical thinkers and compassionate leaders

Through

  • inspiring educators
  • A safe and enabling environment
  • An innovative learner centered pedagogy

Our Vision

To nurture future-ready global citizens who positively and responsibly impact the world

Our Mission

To be the leading K12 institution

Which

Encourages learners to realise their true potential to become critical thinkers and compassionate leaders

Through

  • inspiring educators
  • A safe and enabling environment
  • An innovative learner centered pedagogy

Values

Commitment

Passionately dedicating ones efforts and thinking innovatively to deliver effectively on the agreed objectives

Accountability

Be accountable for the outcomes and the consequences thereof

Respect

Demonstrate respect in routine conduct giving due cognisance to the organizational ethos and socio-cultural diversity

Transparency

Be fortnight and above-board in all professional and personal dealings with all stake holders

Shareholders

Ryan Group:

Student at the center of the ecosystem

The group has a deep commitment to quality education, with an emphasis on academic excellence and all-round development

Growth track record

From its first school in Mumbai, started in 1976, the group has now grown to a network of over 137 schools across 40 cities, 18 states with a student enrollment base of over 270,000 students

Globally acclaimed

The group has won over 1000 national and international awards, including Leading School of India (2019) from the Leading Schools Corporation USA and Best Education Brand (2018) by Economic Times

Foundation Holdings:

Sector Focused

Foundation Holdings is a global investment firm focused on building sustainable, industry defining companies in India and GCC’s healthcare and education sectors

Investment Thesis

Foundation Holdings’ focus is to invest in market segments that are underserved and where its investment can result in a social impact while providing economic returns

Other Investments

ASG Eye Hospitals:

Impacts over 800,000 patients who need eye healthcare annually through its pan-India network of 33 eye hospitals

Right Health:

Impacts over 1 million patients annually through 58 primary care facilities in UAE

About Ryan Group

Ryan group of Institutions is promoted by Dr AF Pinto and Dr. Madame Grace, both academicians who started the first school in 1976. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the education industry, Ryan Group has a 40 year track record in school operations with student excellence achieved in academics and extra-curricular spheres.

About Foundation Holdings

Foundation Holdings is a global strategic investment firm that focuses on investing in healthcare, education and consumer sector in India and the GCC region headquartered in Dubai. The company has received several recognitions for its work. The most notable award it has received is the Global Business outlook Awards 2018 under Best Healthcare Investment Management Firm and Best Educational investment Management First 2018. Foundation Holdings is managing a fund of INR 3,900 Cr (Dhs 2Bn) to invest across healthcare and Education sector in India and GCC.

Leadership Team

Jairam Balakrishnan

Chief Executive Officer

Jairam brings along in-depth knowledge and experience from the education industry.

Vinod Sharma

Business Head- Schools (North and West), Marketing and Business Development

Vinod manages new business, school operations in North & West region and drives marketing for Edunation.

Subramanyam Kantethi

Business Heads – Schools (South)

Subramanyam manages new business and school operations across South Region. Subbu has been part of education industry and start-ups

Nidhi Thapar

Head – Academics

Nidhi manages Academics function for Edunation. Nidhi has vast 18+years academics experience working across various institutions

Narendra Kumar

Head – HR, Operations and HSCP (Health Safety & Child Protection)

Narendra manages HR, Operations and Health, Safety & Child Protection for Edunation.

Jairam brings along in-depth knowledge and experience from the education industry. He is instrumental in setting up and building quality schools in India. Jairam has 22+ years of experience working across Education, Banking and Healthcare domains.

Vinod manages new business, school operations in North & West region and drives marketing for Edunation. Vinod has around 18+ years of experience working across FMCG, Retail, Financial services managing their sales and channel development function.

Subramanyam manages new business and school operations across South Region. Subbu has been part of education industry and start-ups in instrumental in building businesses from scratch. He has worked across industries like Education, IT Hardware, Office Automation & Consumer durable products.

Nidhi manages Academics function for Edunation. Nidhi has vast 18+years academics experience working across various institutions.

Narendra manages HR, Operations and Health, Safety & Child Protection for Edunation. Naren has around 30+ years of work experience including service in the Indian Navy and in healthcare domain specializing in managing operations, safety and human resource roles.