Lina Ashar


Lina Ashar

MRS INDFounder of Kangaroo Kids Preschool & Billabong High International School

Mumbai, India

She have always been passionate about education. After gaining sufficient experience in international teaching methodologies she came to India in 1991. The education system then was grappling with archaic evaluation/dissemination models restricted to rote learning. Her conviction in the need for change led to the establishment of the first Kangaroo Kids preschool in 1991.

As They started gaining new grounds in education, Kangaroo Kids became synonymous with preschool education. They introduced path breaking concepts like learner centric education, research based curriculum and practical application of knowledge assimilated backed by international standards and processes. KKEL, the country’s first private education organization set fresh benchmarks across the K12 segment with the introduction of Billabong High International schools. They initiated radical methodologies like real-time delivery of curriculum, inclusive education, open-entry system, lowest teacher-student ratios, parent partnership model etc.

They were the first and are still among the very few to have an in-house R&D unit to design learning solutions at par with international standards, driven by one of the largest and most well qualified teams of experts across each arena. KKEL still retains its edge on being the first and only education organisation to develop a 360 degree delivery model of curriculum, infrastructure, teaching methodology, operational processes, policies and quality benchmarking from the learner’s point of view.