Beaconhouse History

2017

The sixth SOT Event, “A World of Tomorrow: Seeking Inspiration and Equilibrium in a New Age”, is held in Islamabad as a twin event to SOT 2016 in order to extend the discussions held previously under five dimensions.

2016

The fifth SOT Event, “A World of Tomorrow: Seeking Inspiration and Equilibrium in a New Age”, is held in Lahore to deliberate topics under five dimensions: A Digital Future, A Balanced Future, A Safer Future, An Expressive Future and An Inclusive Future.

2015

The fourth SOT conference, “School of Tomorrow: The End of Education? (as we know it)” , is held in Karachi to discuss the influence of geopolitics, global security, media, emerging technologies and other evolving forces on the future of education

2015

Beaconhouse-Newlands opens in Islamabad

2014

Beaconhouse acquires the master franchise for Gymboree Play & Music in Belgium

2014

Beaconhouse Malaysia celebrates its 10th anniversary

2014

Beaconhouse enters into a joint venture partnership with Thailand’s Yamsaard School Group forming the Beaconhouse-Yamsaard schools

2014

Concordia Colleges are launched across Pakistan, offering FSc, ICS, ICom and FA

2012

TNS Beaconhouse becomes the first accredited International Baccalaureate World School in Lahore

2012

The third SOT conference, “School of Tomorrow: Empowering Lifelong Learners”, is held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2012

Beaconhouse-Newlands opens in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2012

Premier Diverse Learning Concepts (Premier DLC) is launched, offering teacher training and accountancy courses along with other consulting services

2011

Beaconhouse-Newlands, Lahore’s first day-boarding school, is established

2010

Beaconhouse acquires the master franchise for Gymboree Play & Music in Pakistan

2010

The second SOT conference, “School of Tomorrow: Freedom to Learn” is held in Lahore on Beaconhouse’s 35th anniversary

2009

Beaconhouse enters into a public-private partnership with Abu Dhabi Education Council to manage a group of government schools

2007

TNS Beaconhouse opens its first branch in Lahore, with a focus on project-based learning and the Reggio Emilia Approach

2007

Beaconhouse acquires Cherub Nurseries and Preschools and Pocklington Montessori in the UK

2006

The 100th Beaconhouse school opens

2006

Greenfield school is established in Oman

2005

Beaconhouse acquires its first school in the Philippines

2005

The first School of Tomorrow (SOT) conference,  is held on Beaconhouse’s 30th anniversary

2005

Kasim Kasuri is appointed Chief Executive of Beaconhouse

2004

Beaconhouse establishes its first international school in Malaysia

2004

Beaconhouse School System enrollment exceeds 50,000 students

2003

Beaconhouse Educational Services Ltd. is established in the UK

2002

Beaconhouse National University (BNU), the first liberal arts university in Pakistan, opens in Lahore

2002

The Educators, the first franchise-based school in the world, is launched.    

2000

“Rethinking Education” conference is held on Beaconhouse’s 25th anniversary.

1996

IFC, the World Bank’s private investment arm, finances the construction of 13 purpose-built campuses

1995

A major Beaconhouse academic conference is held for school leaders and academic decision-makers in Bhurban on its 20th anniversary

1994

Mahmud Ali Kasuri Welfare Trust is established for charitable and education-related work

1993

A teacher education programme for inservice teachers starts with University of Bradford, UK.

1986

Beaconhouse constructs its first purpose-built campus in Hyderabad.

1982

A teacher education programme is initiated with Moray House, School of Education, Scotland.

1982

A teacher education programme is initiated with Moray House, School of Education, Scotland.

1978

Beaconhouse Public School opens its first branch in Lahore.

1975

Les Anges Montessori Academy is established at Mrs Kasuri’s grandmother home in Lahore.