HEI Schools to co-operate with $400m city development project in Adelaide, Australia


HEI Schools to join a Market Square redevelopment project offering childcare to the workers and tenants

HEI Schools Australia has signed a 10-year lease and will open its first South Australian centre in the building in 2025. The child care centre will cater about 66 children. HEI Schools concept is developed jointly by the HEI Schools and the University of Helsinki. The HEI curriculum is based on the Finnish early childhood education model and offers progressive education for the families.

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HEI Schools has 8 kindergarten units open in Australia and the expansion continues. Ken Yu, the HEI Schools Australia managing director commented:
"We are very excited by the opportunity to expand into the Adelaide market. HEI Schools has been looking to expand into South Australia for some time and the prestigious development provided the perfect platform. Both Market Square and HEI Schools are unique ventures – they complement each other and will allow us to bring something new and innovative to the community. 

HEI Schools in Market Square in Adelaide will open as full scale HEI Schools child care centre. It uses the Finnish based HEI Curriculum that emphasises play-based learning. All teachers are trained continuously by the Finnish pedagogies from the University of Helsinki. The centre is designed in Nordic style -  children will learn and grow in a calm yet inspiring environment to get an optimal learning experience and a good start for a future learning path.


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Article picture: The Market Square redevelopment by ICD Property and Adelaide City Council. Picture Supplied