Starting a school or improving your existing school needs mentoring by experts who have experience.
Our team has decades of exposure across geographies which can assist your education project gain from it.
Our spectrum of services cover all facets of an institution - right from startup to improvement to expansion also handholding organisations looking at exiting operating schools.

We assist in Setting up of schools affiliated to national and international boards (e.g. CBSE, ICSE, IB, IGCSE, CIE), individual and corporate clients.
We also work with existing schools, be it on the improvement of operations, expansion plan, buying and selling schools, new campuses, school management services or adding additional student services.

Start a School

Benefit From Expert Advice

A school needs clear vision and you should be seen as an organization with clear and well thought out ideologies.

The complicated processes need to be planned for stage wise implementation. The success of your venture depends on the brand image you create while controlling costs and timelines. We can guide you with:

  1. Land / Infra : Identify land for setup of new school (Opening CBSE School, Starting ICSE school)
  2. Legal frame work: Structure the assets, investment and the various entities to meet the defined objectives. Guide you on the legal documentation
  3. Strategic planning
    • Understanding the market and competition
    • Feasibility study+ Business plan
    • Product conceptualisation- board affiliation, curriculum detailing, fees proposed etc.
  4. Turnkey assignment for the setup of the venture
  5. Leadership search
  6. Creating your own brand / tying in with an existing brand operator
  7. Marketing & brand development of the institution
  8. Setting up of various committees and advisory bodies
  9. Overlooking the project into operations for optimum utilization of assets and manpower

We work with both: For Profit and Non-Profit clients

Starting K12 school is a challenging process and generally takes no less than 2 years (Develop Schools team can assist cut this time with their experienced input). K12 schools often have high academic standards, low teacher-student ratios, availability of non-core subjects such as art and music and an emphasis on discipline, safety, community service, and values…

Buy / Sell a School

Are you planning to acquire an existing school?

Whether you are an individual, a private group or a corporate that is planning to venture into an existing education institute. Our team of experts gets down to understanding your objective and defining your need. Our research team then works in the defined geography to shortlist existing education ventures active in the market.

We can extend our school consultancy services to

  1. analyze the offer,
  2. due diligence,
  3. structure a proposal,
  4. negotiations,
  5. closure of deal

We can also support you in the transition & initial operations of your new venture. This includes assistance in change of ownership, continuity, compliance, licensing, accreditation, management, marketing, or other school operation and school management services.

Are you planning to Divest from your existing school?

We understand the sensitivities involved and work in the required confidentiality and minimum intrusion in day to day operations. We can work as your representative and assist you with the marketing of your proposal. By leveraging on our industry knowledge we can obtain the best possible offer for your venture.

We can extend our services to

  1. analyze the offer,
  2. negotiations,
  3. structure the payment,
  4. transfer of assets,
  5. closing the transaction

Confidentiality : Our relationship with you is conducted with complete confidentiality, commitment, and high ethical standards.

Improve your School

An existing setup needs delicate handling wherein all the stake holders need to be taken in confidence on the need as well as merit of improvement.

Our team of experts are equipped in engaging with all sections of your school team, vendors, associates and stake holders to get to the root of the challenge and arrive at a professional solution. We will also be glad to implement the agreed solution

  1. School audits and improvement implementation programme
  2. Teacher training and Principal mentoring / coaching sessions
  3. Systems and processes planning & roll out to ISO standards

Expansion / Franchise in Education

Growth of your well established brand of school needs to be planned in a meticulous manner. While assisting you grow your brand beyond your current campus we work with you to mitigate the risk of impacting your brand built with effort over the period of time.

Expansion into multiple campuses

We work with you to standardise your current operations while lowering costs on your new campus setup. Working closely with your leadership team we strategize to setup your new campus (setup new school) with minimum effort transferring your current learning along with our experience to the new institute.

Franchise expansion

your efforts in creating a world class brand and your ocean of learning could be shared with a partner for mutual benefit while expanding your brand. Our team works on

  1. Preparing you become a franchisor
  2. Assist create a strategic business franchising model
  3. Document your techno commercial legal offering to potential partners
  4. Strategize your expansion plan into geographies you wish to expand in.

Leadership Search

We understand the importance of the right leadership for the success of a venture. Each principal is parallel to a CEO in the corporate world. We can help you recruit leadership positions both locally and internationally.

We work with you in identifying, screening, evaluating, and recruiting quality candidates.

Each school is itself a complex corporate organization. As we seek exceptional leadership for it, we systematically seek candidates who combine exceptional administrative skills and outstanding management abilities with proven educational leadership experience.

Current openings

If you or someone you know would be interested in a Leadership Position, Head of School or Senior Level search.

School leadership looking for new opportunities could Submit their profiles

Our Principal Search, Leadership Consulting Services include:

  1. Senior Administration Searches
  2. Assistance in creating a working description (profile) of the School , goals and the role of the next Head/CEO and/or other Senior Executives
  3. Assisting with formation of  your search committee
  4. Search planning and preparation
  5. Preparation of advertising and other promotion strategies
  6. Guidance in screening and interviewing, and review the references
  7. Putting together your communication plan
  8. Interviewing
  9. Head of School Evaluation
  10. Head of School Compensation
  11. Contracts
  12. Deferred Compensation Planning

Allied / After School Activities

Our endeavor of taking unique concept aimed at value adding to the students / institution environment enthuses us to work with organisations wanting to reach schools.

For private entities looking to engage with schools, we assist

  1. Existing education offerings
  2. New to market products / services
  3. Brands / organisations

Connect with schools in the defined geography.

Our experience on either side of the institution table both as school operators as well as service provider can assist your engagement strategy. Our reach across 10,000+ education institutes can enable you spread your visibility quickly in a low cost manner.

For Institutions working to move to the next level

  1. New learning tools /curriculums to improve the learning environment
  2. Extracurricular and sports programme for students
  3. Trainings to improve the efficiency of the existing campus environment.
  4. Utilising the school infrastructure assets beyond schooling hours

The above programmes also mean a positive financial implication to the school

Want to bring in new age changes,