Ghiyasuddin School was a government school established in 1999 with assistance of the Government of Japan. In 2010, it was reformed under the Public Private Partnership as Ghiyasuddin International School (GIS), under the management of Shri Educare Pvt Ltd, India.

GIS held an ‘Open Day’ on 8th January 2010, attended by President Mohamed Nasheed.
Although the school song, colours and logo were changed, the motto remained the same: ‘LEARN AND LEAD’.