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Interviews

Interview: Dino Varkey, CEO, GEMS Education

The Varkey family has recently mourned the loss of Mariamma Varkey, its matriarch, and on…

New Schools

GEMS Founders Expands to 6,000 Capacity

GEMS Founders School (GFS) in Al Barsha is set to expand. The affordable English Nation…

New Schools

Kindergarten Starters to Become All-Through

GEMS Education's The Kindergarten Starters , which opened in 1990, will be renamed GEMS …

Schools Closing

GEMS Wellington Primary School to Close

GEMS Education has today confirmed that it will close its 14-year old, Very Good KHDA rat…

Society

'Global Teacher' Winner On Why He Shared $1 M

The winner of this year's $1 million Global Teacher Prize took everyone, his family inclu…

Society

Shock Relocation: GEMS Winchester Oud Metha

In a video recorded by the Principal of GEMS Winchester School Oud Metha, (GWD) Mr. Mat…

School Performance

A and AS Level Results Day - The Results Are In...

WhichSchoolAdvisor.com is still collecting the data, but we managed to collect results fo…

Schools Closing

GEMS Al Barsha National Schools to Merge

GEMS Education is merging its two National Schools, located in Al Barsha South, to a sing…

Schools Closing

GEMS Heritage Indian School to Close

GEMS Heritage Indian School is to close at the end of the academic year (March 2021),&n…

School Performance

GEMS' Rating Outlook Hit by Covid-19

GEMS parents wondering if the education group could easily afford further discounts sho…

School Fees

GEMS to Means Test Parents for Covid-19 Relief

Rather than providing a blanket discount, GEMS Education will means test parents, to targ…

Society

'Horrific' Bullying Video: KHDA, GEMS Respond

A video of a bullying incident in a Dubai School has been shared online.  The video,…

Appointments

Sir Anthony Seldon Joins GEMS as Advisor

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, is the latest senior…

Society

Landlord Takes Control of OOEHS Fujairah

GEMS has lost operational control of Our Own English High School, Fujairah following a …

Appointments

Competition Drives Salary U-Turn at GEMS

GEMS Education began to reverse its salary freeze on teachers in November last year, less…

School Performance

Fajr, Blackstone Exit GEMS as CVC Buys In

Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners have led a consortium which has agreed to acquire a…

Appointments

Redundancies Made as GEMS "Right Sizes"

GEMS Education is "right sizing" operations in the UAE as it adapts to changing economic…

New Schools

GEMS Cambridge International Set for Sharjah

GEMS Education is to increase the number of schools it has in Sharjah, with a GEMS Cambri…

New Schools

GEMS JV Acquires 14 Saudi Schools, Targets 50

Dubai based GEMS Education and Hassana Investment Company, the investment arm of Saudi Ar…

School Performance

Private Equity Mulling GEMS Takeover - Report

CVC Capital Partners and TA Associates are among a host of firms reportedly in talks with…

Courses & Curricula

GEMS WSO First With IB, A Level Authorisation

Very Good rated GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis (WSO) has gained approval to offe…

School Performance

UAE Schools to Close, Quality to Rise - Experts

Expect schools to close, expect more mergers and acquisitions, perhaps lighter touch regu…

New Schools

New Campus, Location for OOEHS Sharjah Boys

Our Own English High School Sharjah, Boys is to be merged with GEMS New Our Own Private S…

Society

GEMS To Develop Network of Schools In Saudi

GEMS Education has partnered with Hassana Investment Company, the investment arm of …

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Society

Covid-19: Back to School Rules For 2021/22

UAE authorities have described the rules for staff and pupils returning to school and nur…

New Schools

RGS Guildford Dubai: Pre-Opening Campus Tour

RGS Guildford Dubai will open in September 2021.  Having toured the campus whilst co…

School Performance

Do 2021's IB Results Need a Health Warning?

Social media was alight last year with parents, students and teachers who believed that …

Society

Euro 2020: Schools Open Late on Monday

Headteachers at schools up and down the country are giving teachers and students a lie-in…

School Performance

Live: 2021 IB DP and Career-Related Results

Results for UAE students were released on 6th July 2021. Click on the school link to s…

Courses & Curricula

IB Results 2021: Sharp Rise in Global Average

More than 170,000 students across the world will receive their IB results tomorrow (July …

Interviews

The TSS Podcast: Exam Results Special!

The School Show podcast returns for the last time this academic year, and this time…

Courses & Curricula

IB Results Day 2021: What You Need to Know

It’s less than two weeks until IB Results Day. Once again, Covid-19 has created ne…

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