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Happiest Schools in the UAE 2021. SchoolsCompared presents… GEMS Modern Academy in Dubai
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Background: The SchoolsCompared accredited Happiest Schools in the UAE 2021 – GEMS Modern Academy Dubai. looks at, in our view, the absolutely happiest schools in the UAE in 2021.

Today we welcome

GEMS Modern Academy in Dubai to our SchoolsCompared accredited list of the very happiest schools in the UAE for children – but also for families and teachers.

GEMS Modern Academy is an extraordinary school, holding a number of unique firsts in the UAE:

  • The only Indian curriculum school to have secured Outstanding school status from the KHDA in every successive year since 2011;
  • The only KHDA Outstanding Indian curriculum International Baccalaureate Diploma school offering a dual stream CISCE curriculum; and,
  • Winner of the Top Schools Award for Best Indian Curriculum School in the UAE 2019-20.

The school is stand-out for the very significant breadth of subject choice offered to students and its outstanding breadth of whole child curriculum – both unusual in Indian curriculum schools in the emirates.

That arguably the highest performing Indian curriculum school in the region should also be one that brims to overflowing with the happiness of its children and a deep-seated commitment to child welfare is the icing on a very, very large cake.

A very deserving accredited Happiest Schools in the UAE award winner 2021.

Well done!

Read our independent review of GEMS Modern Academy for parents here.

Visit the official school web site for GEMS Modern Academy here.

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Jon Westley
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