Gateway Group

Established in 1986, Gateway has considerable experience in training and assessment that meets international standards. The organization has the distinction of producing educational programmes that have been certified or endorsed by leading training providers in the UK. Gateway also carries out specialized programmes in association with strategic partners in the UK. Some of these educational programmes are currently being used in countries such as Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. In Sri Lanka, Gateway has one of the largest branch networks with 33 centres spread across the country.

Over the years, Gateway has built a reputation of being not only one of the largest educational organisations in Sri Lanka but also being one of the most trusted ones. The Group has recorded an unprecedented growth over the last decade under the Chairmanship of Mr. R.I.T. Alles, a former State Secretary of Education in Sri Lanka. The organisation is very much committed to developing standards of education at all levels. To meet this end, in our own organisations we invest heavily on teacher training for our permanent cadre exceeding 600 teachers. Our total staff strength exceeds 800.


Gateway College Colombo

The premier International School situated in Royal Gardens, Rajagiriya, provides quality teaching and learning for children from 2 1/2 to 18+ years of age with classes from Play Group to Advanced Level. The new fully fledged four acre Campus situated in a salubrious environment with a canal flowing on a side, consists of customised school buildings and modern facilities built with a blend of leading British Independent Schools architecture and Sri Lankan culture. Student population of the school has reached the capacity level of 1900.

Gateway College Kandy

One of the first International Schools in Sri Lanka, formerly known as Kandy International School was brought under the wings of Gateway in 2000. Now, a leading International School in Kandy with a student population of 1200, provides education at all levels. The Campus in Kandy located at Asgiriya, is in close proximity to the renowned Asgiriya cricket stadium. The location, which is just one kilometer away from the Kandy town, provides a panoramic view. The school attracts students from towns as far as Kurunegala, Matale, Gampola and Nuwara Eliya.

Gateway College Negombo

Situated in a serene environment bordering a scenic lagoon with spacious play areas and modern facilities provides a valuable service to students from Play Group to AL in Negombo and the surrounding areas from Wattala to Chilaw and many cities in the Gampaha District.

Gateway College Dehiwala

Established in 2013 following the merger of Gateway College Colombo 4 and the American International School, Gateway College, Dehiwala caters to children of all age groups from Play Group to Advanced Level. The facilities include a seven story building with spacious science and computer laboratories, libraries, classrooms, swimming pool and a large auditorium which serves as an indoor basketball stadium as well. A day care centre will be opening soon. It is patronised by students living in the Western and Southern parts of Colombo and the coastal areas down to Panadura and beyond.


Gateway Graduate School

The Gateway Graduate School was founded in 2008, keeping in line with the vision of the renowned educationist Late Mr. R.I.T Alles, founder Chairman of the Gateway Group, in order to provide the opportunity to students to complete industrial recognized degrees and diplomas, at an affordable price in Sri Lanka or transfer to reputed foreign universities.


Gateway School of Computing

Gateway Kids School of Computing and Gateway Centre for Information Technology will celebrate the 20th Anniversary by joining hands to be one entity – Gateway School of Computing. With the commitment to be innovative and first to set standards, Gateway School of Computing will introduce four state-of-the-art programmes in January 2017. The new entity, will thus continue its legacy, to champion the Computing and Information Technology training industry.


Gateway Language Centre

The Language Centre provides English Language Teaching (ELT) to Young Learners (6 to 12 years), Teenagers, School Leavers and Adults/Professionals. Delivery methods include taught lessons, blended learning and e-learning. Courseware by way of workbooks, audio, video and multimedia are provided by publishers in the UK such as Cambridge and Delta. All programmes meet international standards as the curricular are designed according to the Council of Europe Common European Framework. We carry out programmes in association with Pearson/Edexcel International and Cambridge International Examinations (ESOL). We have carried out large scale training assignments in all parts of the country for organizations such as for the US Embassy and John Keells Foundation, for whom, since 2009, have been the training partner for the John Keells English Language Scholarship Programme, providing English language training to disadvantaged youth. More information can be found on the John Keells Foundation official website:


Gateway School of Speech and Drama

Caters to the requests of parents who feel the need to develop and strengthen the communicative and dramatic skills of their children. It has made rapid progress since its inauguration, catering to students from local and international schools with approximately 850 students between the ages of 4 to 13 attending courses at any given time. Our competent and well trained teachers work as a team towards one goal, and that is to instill in our students a sense of self confidence and a realisation of self creativity. Students are presented for both foreign and local examinations according to their age and ability in Speech and Drama, Spoken English, Mime etc.


Gateway Consultancy Services

The organisation provides ICT based advisory services as well as customer software development services both externally as well as internally to the parent group. We provide e-Business solutions and custom applications. Combining proven expertise in emerging technologies and a strong understanding of new-economy business domains, we deliver end-to-end software solutions that solve technology needs. GCS's flagship product, School Online, won the National Best Quality Software award in the category of Education and Training consecutively for 3 years. In all three years, Gateway was selected to represent Sri Lanka in the Education and Training category for the international APICTA competition.


Abingdon Kindergarten (UK)

Gateway, has expanded its geographical boundaries to the UK by taking over the Abingdon Kindergarten Group in Oxford. Founded in 1987, the Abingdon Kindergarten Group has a reputation of providing quality child care and early learning to children up to 5 years. With the focus of providing quality education from Foundation to Graduation, Gateway now has the opportunity to share best practices across different countries. Training and developing the staff is considered a priority area at Gateway. With Gateway's entry to the UK, staff of Gateway schools in Sri Lanka and UK have the opportunity to share their experiences through teacher exchange programmes.



Gateway Institute of Advanced Studies

Approximately 1500 students follow ancillary courses of study in this organisation both in the English medium and the Sinhala (National) medium.

Gateway Educational Services

A trading organisation involved with import and distribution of books for Primary, Secondary and Tertiary sectors.

Gateway Computer Services

A trading organisation involved with import and distribution of IT related products needed for modernising education.