The government has decided to relocate the Centre for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) that is specially designated for A’ Levels, to Hulhumale’.
When the government made the decision, the rebuilding contract of CHSE was awarded to Rasheed Carpentry and Construction (RCC).
Once the government made the decision to relocate CHSE, the construction work of the new building is ceased for the time being. It is known to AVAS that the work of relocation is ongoing.
It is not clear to which area of Hulhumale’ the school will be relocated. In each year more than 1500 students study in CHSE.
The project of CHSE new building of 8 floors was awarded to RCC on 17th of October 2019 for a cost of MVR 33 million, to be completed within 420 days.
The former Science Education Centre (SEC) was opened in the year 1979. The school was inaugurated by former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom with 47 students. At that time the Principal of the school was an American.
There are many who graduated from the school (which is more than 40 years) and received national awards serving in the nation. The name of school was changed from SEC to CHSE in the year 2001.