Here's some good news for parents scouting for school seats for their children. The UAE will have seven new schools in the new academic year.
Three British, 2 American, and 2 Indian curriculum schools will be added to the Gems Education school network, it said in a media statement.
“The UAE is placing an increased focus on quality education as a key pillar to build a knowledge-based economy, and by opening these new schools we are reaffirming our commitment to education in the country,” said Dino Varkey, group executive director and board member for Gems education.
GEMS Heritage Indian school: It will be led by Darryl Bloud, the former principal and CEO of Gems Modern Academy.
GEMS United Indian School – Abu Dhabi: Will deliver an internationally comparable quality Indian education to families in Abu Dhabi.
Gems Nations Academy: Will provide a strong emphasis on academic achievement and development of character.
Gems United Academy: A middle and high school, it will be modelled after the highly-sought-after Dubai American Academy.
Gems Al Barsha National School for Boys and Gems Al Barsha National School for Girls: These schools will offer the national curriculum for England with a strong focus on Arabic and Islamic studies.
Gems Founders School: High-quality, affordable British education in a well-appointed contemporary learning environment.