“The Our Own School was the goose that laid the golden egg for us.” Sunny Varkey, Chairman, GEMS Education.
“GEMS ‘Our Own’ moulds its students into confident, articulate and compassionate leaders who collaborate with others. We add value, not only to their wellbeing, but also to the wider global community. We constantly endeavour to achieve our vision to be a learning community that provides opportunities for all children to excel in their chosen field, respect their culture, celebrate diversity – and become leaders for a better world.” Thomas Mathew. Principal. GEMS Our Own English School
In its second year as one of an elite number of KHDA “Very Good” schools [...]
“With the opening of GEMS Heritage Indian School we are reaffirming our commitment to education in the country – and helping to take forward the vision of the nation’s leadership, which is placing an emphasis on quality education.
“We recognize there is a need for high quality Indian curriculum schools and we know that GEMS Heritage Indian School will further the reputation that GEMS Indian curriculum schools have already built in the county.” Dino Varkey, Group Executive Director and Board Member, GEMS Education.
GEMS Heritage Indian School is a new 10,000+ capacity role Indian CBSE curriculum specialist STEAM focused school that will open in [...]
In what follows, we set out the landscape of Indian and Pakistani school provision in Dubai. The guide is designed very much as a springboard for you to locate individual school reviews, but also to swiftly narrow down key options, including choice of curriculum and schools by KHDA rating. We recommend reading this Guide in conjunction with the review of Top Indian Schools in Dubai by our sister site, whichschooladvisor.com which can be found here.
There are 33 Indian schools in Dubai, educating 79,844 students and two Pakistani schools educating 2,863 students. A further new school, GEMS Heritage Indian School, is set to open in Al Khail and we [...]
For many in the UAE, a British education for their children remains their goal.
For some parents it is simply because GCSEs and A’ Levels remain the gold standard for education, on balance, worldwide.
For others – and not just those from the United Kingdom – it will be because British schools are an entrance to UK universities, and UK universities are, in turn, seen as a gateway to working around the world.
In the UAE its popularity is reflected in the fact that there are more schools following the England and Wales based curriculum than that of any other country.
Over the next few pages we reveal what we think are the best schools in [...]