Dubai’s largest investor in education spread its wings towards Switzerland

Dubai-based investor in education plans to open Gems World Academy next year for hundreds of Etoy students in the canton of Vaud. The school will teach mostly in English the children of international workers in the Lake Geneva region. Gems Education, the largest owner of private schools in the world, pride itself on having classy educational […]

British Schools in UAE Outperform UK Counterparts, GEMS Director

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GEMS students from British Curriculum schools in the UAE have outperformed their counterparts in England in the IGCSE/GCSE and A-Level Examinations for 2012 by up to 20 percentage points. You may like the following related posts 3rd Al Gharbia Development Forum to showcase opportunities in Western Region One-day day event to focus on infrastructure, industrial […]

GEMS students excel while representing UAE at World Scholar’s Cup

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100 GEMS students represented the UAE against 1000 high achieving students from schools around the world and have excelled in a number of categories, in this year’s World Scholar’s Cup – Global Round, Bangkok. The students from Cambridge International School, Dubai Modern High School, GEMS Wellington Academy, GEMS World Academy, Jumeirah College, GEMS Our Own […]

Dubai-based education advocate named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

GEMS Education educates more than 100,000 students who represent more than 150 nationalities The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to name philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur Sunny Varkey as a Goodwill Ambassador for Education Partnerships. Mr. Varkey, founder and chairman of GEMS Education, will be recognized for “his […]

9th Middle East CEO of The Year Awards

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The Middle East CEO of the Year Awards was presented on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at a high-profile awards ceremony at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Organized by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute, these awards recognized some of the region’s most outstanding leaders of business and government organizations. You may like […]