With the principal office based in London , MMI has built an extensive international network in the Asia-Pacific region through direct ownership, joint venture and franchising. The international network is as follows:
London – As the Principal College of the MMI Group, MMI London presides over the curriculum and delivery of Montessori in
all of MMI’s international training schools and pre-schools. MMI London is also the master franchisor of MMI Egypt, MMI Kenya and
The Modern Montessori International Group (MMI) was formed in 1989 as the exclusive franchisor for Modern Montessori
International (London)’s unique and patented brand of early childhood education in Asia Pacific.
With its humble beginnings as a single storey school in a modest shop house, the ever-enterprising Group has grown
exponentially over the years. Today, it encompasses close to 100 schools in 14 countries across 4 continents – making it one of
the largest Montessori presences in the world.
In Singapore, where its Corporate Headquarters is based, MMI owns two office buildings in the bustling Central Business District;
and close to more than 28 preschools island wide.
From a little-known methodology back in the ‘80s, MMI has helped transformed Montessori into a household name now
synonymous with quality and assurance. As a testament of its strength, the acclaimed company has been accorded with a host of
prestigious awards and accreditations.
Apart from offering preschool services and delivering program training, MMI also extends its franchising packages to local and
international business partners.
Malaysia – A subsidiary of the MMI Group, MMI Malaysia was the Group’s first foray abroad. Currently, MMI operates 7 pre-
school and a teacher training college, offering certificates and diploma programmes in Montessori in Malaysia.
MMI Indonesia – In 2006, MMI appointed MMI Menteng as our first franchisee. In 2008, MMI collaborated with MMI Pantai Indah
– In 2003, a joint venture partnership between MMI and India’s influential Jaipuria Group, MMI India is one of the
Group’s two South Asian representations. It has its own building in Gurgaon as well as schools in Kozhikode and various parts
MMI SRI LANKA – In 2004, MMI established MMI Sri Lanka Pvt Ltd as a joint venture.
KENYA – A country franchisee under the purview of MMI London, MMI Kenya is a collaborative effort with the Montessori
Learning Center in Nairobi and one of the Group’s three African representations.
NIGERIA – In 2006, a country franchisee under the purview of MMI London, MMI Nigeria is a collaborative effort with Chelis
EducationConsult Limited in Lagos.